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Check out plans for a 306-acre park in Summerville

Dig into the details on Pine Trace Natural Area.

Pine Trace Natural Area

Check out the Master Plan for Pine Trace Natural Area.

Image via Dorchester County and ADC Engineering

Calling all Summervillians. In case you didn’t hear, a 306-acre park is coming to Dorchester County and construction is underway.

Pine Trace Natural Area is located off of Miles Jamison Road in Summerville, near Eugene Sires Elementary School. The county purchased the acreage in 2011 for $2.5 million.

Residents can look forward to:

  • dog parks
  • a disc golf course
  • a 6-acre fishing pond
  • shelters
  • a fishing pier
  • a kayak launch
  • playgrounds
  • bike and pedestrian paths
  • an extensive trail system
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Take a look at this rendering of the park’s office as of February 2023.

Rendering via Dorchester County

Construction began in March, with funding secured from a $38 million parks capital bond referendum. The project timeline has the new park tentatively opening in mid to late summer of 2024.