Bear Island is a Sea Island in Colleton County, South Carolina. It is part of the ACE Basin estuarine reserve area and is a Wildlife Management Area that is managed by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR). The area is open to the public from early February to late October and is a popular spot for hiking, biking, birding, fishing, and hunting. A wide variety of waterfowl species inhabit the area. The area shuts down periodically for special hunts.
Coordinates: 32°36′43″N 80°26′42″W / 32.61194°N 80.445°W