SC State Parks Set to Reopen Friday, May 1

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

Ghost Stories

Abandoned Jails. Graveyards. And rituals. What could go wrong on this glorious Halloween? Today, we at Operation Adventure, wanted to celebrate Halloween by discussing the origins and dig into our roots of traveling to beautiful locations to tell incredible stories. Therefor this week’s episode of Halloween Documented presented by Operation Adventure takes us on a … Continue reading Ghost Stories

Top Five Things to do at Hunting Island State Park

Established in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Hunting Island is a 5,000-acre park with 5 miles of undeveloped beach. This secluded tropical paradise, which is located in the heart of South Carolinas Sea Islands, is home to an array of wildlife such as deer, alligators, snakes, and even a popular nesting ground for … Continue reading Top Five Things to do at Hunting Island State Park

Exploring an Abandoned Naval Installation

Located on Saint Helena Island sits Fort Fremont, an abandoned Naval Installation built in 1898 by the Army Corps of Engineers during the Spanish American War. Consisting of 170 acres, Fort Fremont was strategically designed to protect the Naval Station’s dry dock and coaling station, which sat across from the Beaufort River. The fort was … Continue reading Exploring an Abandoned Naval Installation

60 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ATOMIC BOMB DROP WITHOUT WARHEAD IN MARS BLUFF, SOUTH CAROLINA

ATOMIC BOMB WITHOUT WARHEAD DROPS IN MARS BLUFF, SOUTH CAROLINA – 60 YEAR ANNIVERSARY On March 11, 1958 an atomic bomb was accidentally dropped on the small community of Mars Bluff located in Florence, South Carolina. Luckily nobody was killed in the blast; however, a few people were injured. To celebrate the Anniversary, we decided … Continue reading 60 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ATOMIC BOMB DROP WITHOUT WARHEAD IN MARS BLUFF, SOUTH CAROLINA

It’s National Get Outside Day!

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!

Dreher Island Photo Challenge Update

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 operationadventure@outlook.com!   … Continue reading Dreher Island Photo Challenge Update

The Launch of Our New YouTube Channel

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

Reminiscence of a Snow Day: Growing up in South Carolina

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

Ringing in the New Year with a “First Day Hike”

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”