Located near Charleston, SC, Cypress Gardens is a lowcountry scenic treasure. The pristine blackwater swamp offers breathtaking views of mirrored reflections of tall cypress and tupelo trees. Picturesque bridges are found along the scenic trails. Boat rides through the swamp offer visitors a mesmerizing journey through the water forest.
Formerly one of the areas largest rice plantations, Cypress Gardens has a fascinating history dating back to when Berkeley County was established by the Lord’s Proprietor’s in the 1700’s. The beauty of the swamp has served as a scenic location for several major motion pictures, including The Patriot and The Notebook.
Experience one of the world’s most fascinating and beautiful natural environments,a lowcountry blackwater swamp. A visit to Cypress Gardens will create a memory that will last a lifetime.