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 # 3 - Russellville Flats 



 Rated: Moderate 

 6 - 7 miles, round-trip 


 Located between Sandy Beach and the Amos Gourdine 

 boat ramp, the Russellville Flats area offers some of 

 the most picturesque flora of Lake Moultrie. There are 

 several islands, two swamps, numerous shallow bays 

 and a way ditch to the black water canal that parallels 

 the dike system. For the angler, this area offers some 

 of the best bluegill and red eared sunfish fishing to be 
-found anywhere! 


Difficulty:  Moderate. 

Distance:  6 - 7 miles, round-trip.

Time3 - 5 hours.

Crowds:  Very light. You will see motorized boats/anglers. 

Put In / Take Out:  Amos Lee Gourdine Boat Ramp, Russell Store Road, St. Stephen, SC 29479.  GPS: 33.402138, -79.992848 or 33°24’07.7”N, 79°59’34.3”W

Fees/Permits:  None.


Current:  Negligible, generally southwest direction.

Tidal Influence:  None.

Precautions:  You’ll stay close to the shoreline on this route. Winds can intensify on Lake Moultrie resulting in waves/whitecaps.

Water Level:  For this Blueway paddle trail, in order to explore the coves of Russellville Flats, water levels above 75.00 are best. Lake Moultrie Water Levels click HERE.

So Much History Nearby: Did you know Berkeley County has more than 110 historical markers and historical points of interest? CLICK HERE to find your Adventures in History!

Weather on the Trail:  Click HERE


  Russellville Flats PHOTO GALLERY  

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