Henderson Tracts

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324.1 acres • Hampton County

Protects a large cypress wetland and significant road frontage on either side of Hwy 601.

The Henderson Tracts are a 324.1 acre family hunting property in Hampton County, located on the southwest side of SC Highway 68 and on Foxtrail and Fechtig Roads just south of Cummings. This property and adjacent properties have been in family ownership for many years. Several residential structures located on adjacent tracts while this property has been used primarily for timber production, rural recreation and wildlife habitat.

This property is comprised of well-maintained loblolly pine stands, unpaved interior roads and firelanes, a system of drainage ditches, a well-defined USDA-NRCS Wetlands Reserve Program wetland, several areas of well-maintained wildlife foodplots and sustenance patches as well as an array of forested wetlands.

The Henderson Tracts are a perfect addition to the more than 2,500 acres of protected land located just over a mile away. The properties are protected in perpetuity through conservation easements held by Beaufort County Open Land Trust, The Lowcountry Land Trust and The Nature Conservancy. These properties are situated on the brink of two watersheds, one flowing through McPherson Creek, draining into the Coosawhatchie River, to the Broad River and ultimately to Port Royal Sound and the other through Tennants Branch, draining into the Salkehatchie River, through the ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge into the Combahee River and ultimately into the St. Helena Sound. This assemblage of Protected Property contributes to the extensive network of protective wildlife habitat, the protection of water quality in the Salkehatchie and Coosawhatchie watersheds, and the scenic natural and rural character of the area.