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348 mi 560 km of trail 8 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 62 Trails Intermediate Trails 42 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail
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Recommended Routes in Central SC - 9

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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 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

The Palmetto Trail: North to South

371.3 mi 597.5 km 19,516' Up 5948.47 m Up 18,857' Down 5747.72 m Down

Walhalla, 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 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 Looking up at Little Peachtree Rock
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 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 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 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 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

Trails in Central SC - 97

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6.9 mi 11.1 km #1Great Wall
Intermediate/Difficult
Martinez, GA
Intermediate/Difficult
Martinez, GA
5.3 mi 8.5 km #2Whippoorwill Trail
Intermediate
Wedgefield, SC
Intermediate
Wedgefield, SC
0.6 mi 1.0 km #3General Greene Tree
Intermediate
Gadsden, SC
Intermediate
Gadsden, SC
4.8 mi 7.7 km #4Brown Wave
Intermediate
Murphys Estates, SC
Intermediate
Murphys Estates, SC
1.3 mi 2.0 km #5Knot Bighill Segment
Intermediate
Wedgewood, SC
Intermediate
Wedgewood, SC
0.8 mi 1.3 km #6Hi Knot East
Intermediate
Wedgewood, SC
Intermediate
Wedgewood, SC
0.7 mi 1.1 km #7Lo Knot East
Difficult
Wedgewood, SC
Difficult
Wedgewood, SC
0.8 mi 1.3 km #8Hi Knot West
Intermediate
Wedgewood, SC
Intermediate
Wedgewood, SC
7.3 mi 11.7 km #9Augusta Canal Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Augusta, GA
Easy/Intermediate
Augusta, GA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #10Rocky Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Great Falls, SC
Easy/Intermediate
Great Falls, SC
11.1 mi 17.8 km #11The Palmetto Trail: Peak to Prosperity Passage
Easy
Chapin, SC
Easy
Chapin, SC
5.3 mi 8.6 km #12Cayce Riverwalk Greenway to West Columbia
Easy/Intermediate
Cayce, SC
Easy/Intermediate
Cayce, SC
1.7 mi 2.7 km #13Cowasee Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Wedgefield, SC
Easy/Intermediate
Wedgefield, SC
3.9 mi 6.2 km #14Oakridge Trail
Easy
Gadsden, SC
Easy
Gadsden, SC
4.9 mi 8.0 km #15River Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Gadsden, SC
Easy/Intermediate
Gadsden, SC
4.8 mi 7.7 km #16Boyd Pond Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult
Gloverville, SC
Intermediate/Difficult
Gloverville, SC
2.8 mi 4.5 km #17Peachtree Rock Main Trail
Intermediate
Gaston, SC
Intermediate
Gaston, SC
4.6 mi 7.5 km #18Deep Step
Intermediate
Murphys Estates, SC
Intermediate
Murphys Estates, SC
6.1 mi 9.9 km #19Skinny
Intermediate/Difficult
Martinez, GA
Intermediate/Difficult
Martinez, GA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #20Spider Woman II
Easy/Intermediate
Saint Andrews, SC
Easy/Intermediate
Saint Andrews, SC

Photos of Central SC - 81

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Lower boardwalk can be flooded. Check with the ranger or the website before you head out.
Jan 9, 2016 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
Palmettos in bloom in Congaree National Park
Mar 31, 2020 near Gadsden, SC
Congaree National Park, South Carolina, USA
Mar 31, 2020 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
Portion of the boardwalk lowers down near the ground.
Jan 9, 2016 near Gadsden, SC