Author: Ken Driggers
Photographer: Bill Price
Pages: 72
Size: 6 x 9
Binding Style: Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-9745284-8-9

Regular Price: 19.95

Member Price: 11

If traveling back roads and spending days on a meandering blackwater river is your idea of fun, then the Edisto River Companion is for you. This easy-to-use guide is part travel book, part South Carolina history, and a convenient guide for discovering the Edisto River.  Filled with maps and suggestions for places to stop, the Edisto River Companion is the most comprehensive guide to one of the best of South Carolina’s rivers.

Table of Contents


Overview Map


Before Heading Out on the Edisto River

How to Get There By Car

How to Use This Guide

Understanding the Edisto
The River’s Course
The History of the Edisto River Basin
A Historic Landscape
Wetlands: In Between Water and Land
An Abundance of Wildlife
Small Town South Carolina
Recreation for Everyone

The North Fork

The South Fork

The Main Stem and Four Holes Swamp

The ACE Basin and Edisto Island


First Paragraph of Introduction

National Geographic Adventure Magazine has named the Edisto River one of the top 50 amazing places in North America. As the River flows slowly through the cypress and tupelo forests, it is easy to see why. It is even easier to wonder how anything could outplace the Edisto…