# 15 - Lower Wadboo Creek 

 

 

 Rated: Easy to Moderate 

 3 - 4 miles, varies 

 

 On the map, this looks like a wide, winding 

 creek that leads to the Tailrace Canal, but it's 

 so much more than that! The Lower Wadboo 

 Creek includes beautiful flora, inlets and 

 tributaries that include swamp-like habitats and 

 a chance to see birds of prey. Don't underestimate 
-the tidal influence; it can test the strongest paddlers. 

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Difficulty:  Easy to Moderate. 

Distance:  3 - 4 miles, varies. Best suited as exploration.

Time2 - 3 hours.

CrowdsModerate. There are almost always boaters zipping up and down the wide creek.

Put In / Take Out:  Rembert C. Dennis Landing, 1400 SC HWY 402, Moncks Corner, SC 29461. GPS: 33.195955, -79.953198 or 33°11’45.4”N, 79°57’11.5”W

Fees/Permits:  None.

 

Current:  Flows in the direction of the Tailrace Canal, however, the tidal influence is a larger factor.

Tidal Influence:  Yes! Can be strong at times if paddling against the tides. Approximately 3 hours behind the Charleston tide table. Charleston Tide Chart, click HERE

Precautions:  Motorized boats go up and down the Lower Wadboo all day long. Most boaters will slow down and yield to paddlers, but keep a watchful eye.

Water Level:  Check the Tailrace Canal (Cooper River) discharge rate. It should be below 5,000 cubic feet per second. Tailrace Canal Discharge Rate, click HERE.

Weather on the Trail:  Click HERE

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  Lower Wadboo Creek PHOTO GALLERY