The South Carolina State Parks released this statement today regarding traveling to the parks. Please read all of the information below. PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION BELOW Following public health protocols, South Carolina State Parks plan to reopen on Friday, May 1, on a limited basis. Group facilities like picnic shelters and community buildings, will remain closed for the time … Continue reading SC State Parks Set to Reopen Friday, May 1
Dear Mother Earth, I love you. This year as we celebrate the 50th Earth Day, it feels unlike any other. Instead of being out hiking on trails, lounging on a beach or swimming in a lake a majority of the human race is experiencing isolation working towards flattening the curve for Covid-19 cases. However, I can’t … Continue reading Earth Day 2020
There are 47 State Parks located in South Carolina, all of which are hidden gems in themselves. Divided up there are four regions in the park system, those being, the Coastal Region, Sandhills Region, Lake Region, and Mountain Region. Today we explore the Mountain Region in the SC State Park System. In total there are twelve locations … Continue reading Exploring the SC State Park Mountain Region
In honor of National Get Outside Day, we've decided to launch a short film that has been hidden in our hard drive for several years now. That short film being, Treasure Cache. Set out on an adventure with Addison, a spunky 4 year old who finds a treasure map while out hiking at Dreher Island … Continue reading It’s National Get Outside Day!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeCQepNddGw On December 30, 2016 our founder decided to leave a photo from his travels in Dreher Island's official state park geocache. Coordinates: N 34° 05.483 W 081° 24.495 Now how this works: When you find the photo in the state park geocache, tag us on Facebook, Instagram, or even email us at firstname.lastname@example.org! See … Continue reading Dreher Island Photo Challenge Update
Travel with the Operation Adventure team as we embark on a new journey through the world of YouTube. There you will find a channel dedicated to real people, stories, and adventures crossing both intersections of art and documentary. Link to YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWQTc9c3EaclA6IkJ3pOXFQ First two promotional videos for series and website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2y6xNO8Td8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UGvZS0QHyc … Continue reading The Launch of Our New YouTube Channel
Waking up, running in the living room, cutting on the floodlights that overlooked the yard, quickly switching on the television to the local news station, and watching eagerly as they named off the county closures for the impending doom ‘snow’ day will forever be etched in my childhood memory. Lexington County, Richland County, Clairton County… … Continue reading Reminiscence of a Snow Day: Growing up in South Carolina
Since 2011, it’s been a tradition for us at Operation Adventure to bring in the New Year by getting outdoors and hiking. It is after all our belief that how you start off the New Year is how you will end it, which is why it’s important to bring in the New Year with a … Continue reading Ringing in the New Year with a “First Day Hike”