Hayward Simmons and his wife of 39 years, Dona, own and operate Lakeview Plantation, an equestrian trail riding and RV camping facility in Allendale County, South Carolina, and Cedar Knoll Hunting Lodge. As a member of a Florida pioneer family from the Tampa area, Hayward has spent his life as an agriculturist/outdoorsman involved in raising cattle and citrus since his youth. He enjoys people, especially outdoorsmen, and is interested in trail riding/hunting throughout the continental US.
He serves as an "At Large Director" on South Carolina Horseman's Council Board of Directors. He is also a member of Clemson University School of Forestry & Natural Resources Advisory Board, a member of the South Carolina Parks Recreation & Tourism Regional (Thoroughbred Country) Advisory Board, and a member of the Equestrian Trails & Conservation Awareness Advisory (ETACA) Board.
Hayward, Dona, and their operations have been a subject of numerous magazines articles, including those found in Outdoor Life, Field & Stream, Deer & Deer Hunting, Shooting Times, Progressive Farmer, and the Trail Rider Magazine as well as television programs such as Cabela's Outdoor Quest with Jay Novachek, Red Arrow with Kip Campbell and Chad Day, Bob Redfern Outdoors with Bob Redfern, Just Killin Time with Buck Buchanan and Max Rowe and the Best of America by Horseback with Tom & Pat Seay on numerous occasions.
Hayward & Dona's wealth of experience provides them with the knowledge and people skills necessary to ensure that their clients are provided with the very best product in exchange for the recreational dollars invested when visiting their hunting lodge and Lakeview Plantation.
Learn more about the history of Cedar Knoll Hunting Lodge in Fairfax, South Carolina, and our outdoors-enthusiast owners by contacting us today.