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Recommended Routes in Central SC - 8

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Favorite Lower boardwalk can be flooded. Check with the ranger or the website before you head out.
Easy

Boardwalk Loop Trail

2.3 mi 3.8 km 76' Up 23.08 m Up 76' Down 23.23 m Down

Gadsden, SC
Favorite Starting Crooked Pine
Easy/Intermediate

Firebreak Trail

4.3 mi 7.0 km 713' Up 217.26 m Up 719' Down 219.21 m Down

Saint A…, SC
Favorite Stewardship Trail is often covered in leaves during the winter.
Intermediate

Harbison Long Loop

8.0 mi 12.9 km 530' Up 161.46 m Up 538' Down 164.13 m Down

Irmo, SC
Favorite Lower boardwalk can be flooded. Check with the ranger or the website before you head out.
Intermediate/Difficult

Congaree Long Loop

6.9 mi 11.1 km 244' Up 74.32 m Up 243' Down 74.17 m Down

Gadsden, SC
Favorite Looking up at Little Peachtree Rock
Easy/Intermediate

Peachtree Figure-Eight Hike

2.7 mi 4.4 km 191' Up 58.14 m Up 192' Down 58.38 m Down

Gaston, SC
Favorite Midlands SORBA and volunteers benching section of the Cowasee Trail.
Intermediate

Poinsett Loop Hike

7.9 mi 12.8 km 469' Up 143 m Up 478' Down 145.65 m Down

Wedgewood, SC
Favorite Old Levi Mill Pond.
Intermediate

Skinner's Shed Out-and-Back

3.1 mi 4.9 km 171' Up 52.21 m Up 171' Down 52.14 m Down

Wedgewood, SC
Favorite A straight-away through a pine forest in the evening.
Easy

Turkey Oak Trail

1.9 mi 3.0 km 79' Up 24.19 m Up 79' Down 24.21 m Down

Cheraw, SC

Central SC Hiking

  • 286 Miles 460 Kilometers of Trail
  • 8 Recommended Routes
  • 53 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 52 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Central SC - 98

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4.9 mi 8.0 km #1River Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Gadsden, SC
Easy/Intermediate
Gadsden, SC 10 
3.9 mi 6.2 km #2Oakridge Trail
Easy
Gadsden, SC
Easy
Gadsden, SC
3.3 mi 5.3 km #3Kingsnake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Gadsden, SC
Easy/Intermediate
Gadsden, SC
2.5 mi 4.1 km #4Weston Lake Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Gadsden, SC
Easy/Intermediate
Gadsden, SC 12 
1.4 mi 2.2 km #5Sims Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Gadsden, SC
Easy/Intermediate
Gadsden, SC
2.6 mi 4.2 km #6Three Rivers Greenway Trail: Broad River
Easy
West Columbia, SC
Easy
West Columbia, SC
8.0 mi 12.8 km #7The Palmetto Trail: Capital City Passage
Easy
Forest Acres, SC
Easy
Forest Acres, SC
1.0 mi 1.6 km #8River Trail
Intermediate
West Columbia, SC
Intermediate
West Columbia, SC
3.7 mi 6.0 km #9Saluda Riverwalk
Easy
Saint Andrews, SC
Easy
Saint Andrews, SC
1.9 mi 3.1 km #10Southeast Park Perimeter Loop Trail
Easy
Woodfield, SC
Easy
Woodfield, SC

Photos of Central SC - 92

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Portion of the boardwalk lowers down near the ground.
Jan 9, 2016 near Gadsden, SC
Lower boardwalk can be flooded. Check with the ranger or the website before you head out.
Jan 9, 2016 near Gadsden, SC
Wildlife
Jan 9, 2016 near Gadsden, SC
Along the backside of the trail
Jun 14, 2016 near Gadsden, SC
Weston Lake Loop Trail - Congaree National Park
Aug 28, 2016 near Gadsden, SC
The trail is a narrow singletrack trail that runs through the pine forest. Pine needles provide a cushion for walking.
Jan 26, 2020 near Gadsden, SC
A picture of trees at Campbell's lake in Patrick, South Carolina. The reflection on the water in this one is nice.
Apr 9, 2020 near Cheraw, SC
Sunset at Alston.
Sep 3, 2022 near Chapin, SC