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1,348 mi 2,169 km of trail 14 Featured Hikes

Gems 6 Gems Easy Trails 309 Trails Intermediate Trails 101 Trails Hard Trails 5 Trails
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gem Favorite The view from the top of Table Rock makes climbing it worth the effort!

Table Rock Viewpoint

(6) Pickens, SC
gem Favorite Reward after a climb up Rainbow Falls Trail to find Rainbow Falls, view from the lower level.

Rainbow Falls

(12) Slater-…, SC
gem Favorite Check out this cool rock-and-tree-root formation right beside Matthew's Creek.

Raven Cliff Falls

(9) Slater-…, SC
gem Favorite Jones Gap Falls next to the Middle Saluda River off a little side trail from Jones Gap Trail

Jones Gap Falls

(10) Slater-…, SC
gem Favorite Sassafrass Mountain  SC/NC Border  Foothills Trail

Sassafras Mountain

(5) Brevard, NC
gem Favorite Yellow Branch Falls

Yellow Branch Falls

(3) Walhalla, SC

Featured Hikes in South Carolina - 11

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Favorite The Cathedral's colossal cliffs are truly a sight to see.
Intermediate/Difficult

Raven Cliff Falls Loop

7.8 mi 12.5 km • Loop • 1,681 ft Ascent 512.27 m Ascent

(23) Slater-…, SC
Favorite The view from the top of Table Rock makes climbing it worth the effort!
Intermediate/Difficult

Pinnacle Trail to Table Rock Loop

10.9 mi 17.6 km • Point to Point • 3,031 ft Ascent 923.7 m Ascent

(4) Pickens, SC
Favorite Wildlife
Easy

Boardwalk Loop Trail

2.3 mi 3.8 km • Loop • 76 ft Ascent 23.08 m Ascent

(23) Gadsden, SC
Favorite The Middle Saluda River near and across on Jones Gap Trail (to the left TH in pic and across bridge standing on, Jones Gap Ranger Station and emergency 911 phone since no cell signal).
Extremely Difficult

Jones Gap - Caesars Head Loop

28.5 mi 45.9 km • Loop • 6,337 ft Ascent 1931.51 m Ascent

(2) Slater-…, SC
Favorite You can scramble right up to the base of the small waterfall in the spillway off the Wild Azalea Trail.
Easy/Intermediate

Lake Haigler Loop

1.5 mi 2.4 km • Loop • 92 ft Ascent 28.17 m Ascent

(8) Fort Mill, SC
Favorite October trail run Paris Mountain Greenville, SC.
Intermediate

Derek's Lazy Loop

2.9 mi 4.6 km • Loop • 322 ft Ascent 98.12 m Ascent

(4) Travele…, SC
Favorite Lower Wildcat Falls with shallow pool, tucked among the trees right next to the road.
Easy/Intermediate

Wildcat Nature Trail Loop

1.1 mi 1.8 km • Loop • 179 ft Ascent 54.47 m Ascent

(6) Slater-…, SC
Favorite The Middle Saluda River near and across on Jones Gap Trail (to the left TH in pic and across bridge standing on, Jones Gap Ranger Station and emergency 911 phone since no cell signal).
Intermediate/Difficult

Jones Gap Loop

12.6 mi 20.3 km • Loop • 3,318 ft Ascent 1011.38 m Ascent

(2) Slater-…, SC
Favorite One of the boardwalk sections has a peaceful river to the left.
Intermediate

The Big Lefty

4.6 mi 7.4 km • Loop • 217 ft Ascent 66.18 m Ascent

(2) Mauldin, SC
Favorite Trailhead
Intermediate

Saluda Mountains Passage

11.9 mi 19.2 km • Out and Back • 1,928 ft Ascent 587.69 m Ascent

(1) East Fl…, NC
Favorite The Palmetto Trail travels through gorgeous green forests.
Easy/Intermediate

Palmetto Trail (Halfway Creek Rd) Mile Marker 6-12

11.7 mi 18.8 km • Out and Back • 206 ft Ascent 62.74 m Ascent

(1) Awendaw, SC

Trails in South Carolina - 401

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3.3 mi 5.3 km #1Table Rock Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Pickens, SC
Intermediate/Difficult
3.3 mi 5.3 km Pickens, SC 21 
78.5 mi 126.4 km #2Foothills Trail
Difficult
Walhalla, SC
Difficult
78.5 mi 126.4 km Walhalla, SC 10 
1.7 mi 2.8 km #3Yellow Branch Falls Trail
Intermediate
Walhalla, SC
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.8 km Walhalla, SC
3.0 mi 4.8 km #4Paradise Loop
Intermediate
Fort Mill, SC
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.8 km Fort Mill, SC
6.9 mi 11.1 km #5Great Wall
Easy/Intermediate
Martinez, GA
Easy/Intermediate
6.9 mi 11.1 km Martinez, GA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #6Daniel Island Waterfront Trail
Easy
North Charleston, SC
Easy
1.4 mi 2.3 km North Charleston, SC
1.8 mi 2.9 km #7Issaqueena Lake Trail
Intermediate
Clemson, SC
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Clemson, SC
1.3 mi 2.1 km #8Dismal Trail #12
Difficult
Slater-Marietta, SC
Difficult
1.3 mi 2.1 km Slater-Marietta, SC
2.5 mi 4.0 km #9Double Tree Fork
Intermediate
Clemson, SC
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Clemson, SC
2.7 mi 4.3 km #10Triple Creek Trail
Intermediate
Clemson, SC
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Clemson, SC
5.3 mi 8.5 km #11Whippoorwill Trail
Intermediate
Wedgefield, SC
Intermediate
5.3 mi 8.5 km Wedgefield, SC
4.6 mi 7.5 km #12Deep Step
Intermediate
Murphys Estates, SC
Intermediate
4.6 mi 7.5 km Murphys Estates, SC
0.6 mi 1.0 km #13General Greene Tree
Easy/Intermediate
Gadsden, SC
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Gadsden, SC
0.9 mi 1.5 km #14Tunnel Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Fort Mill, SC
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Fort Mill, SC
1.7 mi 2.7 km #15Rocky Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Great Falls, SC
Easy/Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Great Falls, SC
4.8 mi 7.7 km #16Brown Wave
Easy/Intermediate
Murphys Estates, SC
Easy/Intermediate
4.8 mi 7.7 km Murphys Estates, SC
0.8 mi 1.4 km #17Bombs Away Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Clemson, SC
Intermediate/Difficult
0.8 mi 1.4 km Clemson, SC
1.6 mi 2.6 km #18Southern Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Spartanburg, SC
Easy/Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Spartanburg, SC
6.1 mi 9.9 km #19Skinny
Easy/Intermediate
Martinez, GA
Easy/Intermediate
6.1 mi 9.9 km Martinez, GA
2.0 mi 3.2 km #20Masons Bend Trail
Easy/Intermediate
India Hook, SC
Easy/Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km India Hook, SC

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