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Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve/Wildlife Management Area (WMA)

Kershaw, SC 29067
Phone:
(803) 734-3893

This is one of the largest granite flat rocks east of the Mississippi. The rock seems bigger than life, larger than its actual 14 acres. The entire Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve encompasses 2,267 acres of the most diverse protected area in the Piedmont region, including granitic flatrocks, waterslides, waterfalls, beaver pond, caves, hardwood and pine forests, and a variety of wildflowers and wildlife. The Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area is designated as a National Natural Landmark. From Kershaw, take US Highway 601 northeast 8.4 miles to SC Secondary 27, turn left on Conservancy Rd. and travel to gate area.