# 24 - Spiers Landing /
Rated: Easy to Moderate
3 - 5 + miles
Spiers Landing is on Lake Marion and part of
a Berkeley County Park by the same name.
There are numerous islands as well as several
miles of interesting shoreline to explore. For
the purposes of the Berkeley Blueways, we
will focus on Church Island. The island has
-a 160+ year old cemetery with many
-Confederate soldiers buried and the remains
-of a church dating to 1807.
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate.
Distance: 3 - 5 + miles, round-trip, best suited as exploration.
Time: 2 - 3 hours.
Crowds: Can vary from light to heavy depending on motor boat traffic.
Put In / Take Out: Spiers Landing Boat Ramp, 1505 Spiers Landing Road, Cross, SC 29436. GPS: 33.395937, -80.197160 or 33°23’45.4”N, 80°11’49.8”W. Directions: If you search “Spiers Landing Boat Ramp,” all
GPS mapping applications recognize this location.
Fees/Permits: $5 per person. $3 for Senior/AAA/Military. FREE for children (6 & younger).
Current: If you get out into the open water, east of the islands, there could be a small current in the south direction.
Tidal Influence: None.
Precautions: You’ll have protection from some winds with the islands, however, there are plenty of open spaces in Lake Marion where winds can intensify resulting in waves/whitecaps.
Water Level: For this Blueway paddle trail, water level is not much of a concern because of open waters. Lake Marion Water Levels, click HERE.