welcomed a crowd of Santee leaders and interested residents to celebrate three accomplishments at the , mainly the opening of , on Tuesday.
, CEO/General Manager Allen Carlisle, , , Ambassadors and many others made an appearance.
Officially open to the public at the beginning of April, three floating cabins and seven firmly planted in the ground will be open for nightly rentals between $100 and $145.
Padre Dam was also celebrating two other projects recently completed at the lakes. The , a place where the blind can interact with nature in a more intimate way, was installed with help from the . The for the Sensory Garden will be held April 16.
A restoration of the Santee Lakes islands was also recently completed, taking out invasive plants and replacing them with native ones.
The , which runs the Santee Lakes park, is keen to point out that taxes and water payments had nothing to do with paying for these new projects, the park sustains itself.
Weekend reservations for the cabins have filled up quickly, booked until August, and weekday reservations are also becoming slim.
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More more information, check out the Santee Lakes website.