Francis Marion-Sumter National Forests
4931 Broad River Rd.
Columbia, SC 29212
National Forest: Bike, Birding, Camp, Fish, Hike, Picnic, RV, Walk, Water Sports
Officially designated in 1936, the Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests encompass more than 629,000 acres throughout South Carolina. These lands are managed by the USDA Forest Service for multiple uses including watershed protection and improvement, timber and wood production, habitat for wildlife and fish species (including threatened and endangered ones), wilderness area management, minerals leasing and recreation.