There are six National Natural Landmark sites located within the state of South Carolina. Natural features represented include one of the last large virgin stands of bald cypress-tupelo gum swamp in the U.S., a Pleistocene relict ecosystem containing extraordinary flora, and the largest remaining undisturbed granitic flat-rock outcrop in the Carolina Piedmont. All six sites received the NNL designation from 1974 to 1986. Sites range in size from 128 acres to over 23,000 acres and are owned by a variety of landowners including National Park Service, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and private individuals.
Below is a map of sites in South Carolina.
Please remember, National Natural Landmarks (NNLs) are not national parks. NNL status does not indicate public ownership, and many sites are not open for visitation.