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405 mi 652 km of trail 0 Recommended Routes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 56 Trails Intermediate Trails 38 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail
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gem Favorite Yellow Branch falls

Yellow Branch Falls

(4) Walhalla, SC

Recommended Routes in Sumter National Forest - 1

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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

Trails in Sumter National Forest - 95

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78.5 mi 126.4 km #1Foothills Trail
Difficult
Walhalla, SC
Difficult
Walhalla, SC 13 
6.9 mi 11.1 km #2Great Wall
Intermediate/Difficult
Martinez, GA
Intermediate/Difficult
Martinez, GA
4.6 mi 7.5 km #3Deep Step
Intermediate
Murphys Estates, SC
Intermediate
Murphys Estates, SC
4.8 mi 7.7 km #4Brown Wave
Intermediate
Murphys Estates, SC
Intermediate
Murphys Estates, SC
6.1 mi 9.9 km #5Skinny
Intermediate
Martinez, GA
Intermediate
Martinez, GA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #6Hidden Falls Trail #651
Intermediate
Walhalla, SC
Intermediate
Walhalla, SC
1.7 mi 2.8 km #7Yellow Branch Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Walhalla, SC
Intermediate/Difficult
Walhalla, SC
2.4 mi 3.9 km #8Oconee Trail
Intermediate
Walhalla, SC
Intermediate
Walhalla, SC
1.6 mi 2.5 km #9The Palmetto Trail: Stumphouse Passage
Intermediate
Walhalla, SC
Intermediate
Walhalla, SC
1.3 mi 2.1 km #10Old Waterwheel Trail
Intermediate
Walhalla, SC
Intermediate
Walhalla, SC
4.3 mi 6.9 km #11Chattooga Hiking Trail #221
Easy/Intermediate
Cullowhee, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Cullowhee, NC
23.7 mi 38.1 km #12Long Cane Horse Trail
Intermediate
Abbeville, SC
Intermediate
Abbeville, SC
4.9 mi 7.8 km #13Modoc Trail
Intermediate
Edgefield, SC
Intermediate
Edgefield, SC
0.1 mi 0.2 km #14Spoonauger Falls Trail #529
Easy/Intermediate
Walhalla, SC
Easy/Intermediate
Walhalla, SC
4.5 mi 7.3 km #15Chattooga Hiking Trail #221
Intermediate/Difficult
Mountain City, GA
Intermediate/Difficult
Mountain City, GA
4.2 mi 6.7 km #16Long Cane Horse Trail Crossing
Intermediate
Abbeville, SC
Intermediate
Abbeville, SC
0.7 mi 1.1 km #17Rosehill Hiking Trail #533B
Easy/Intermediate
Buffalo, SC
Easy/Intermediate
Buffalo, SC
3.8 mi 6.1 km #18Big Rock Trail
Intermediate
Murphys Estates, SC
Intermediate
Murphys Estates, SC
2.3 mi 3.7 km #19Opposum Creek Trail #5203
Intermediate
Walhalla, SC
Intermediate
Walhalla, SC
3.5 mi 5.6 km #20The Palmetto Trail: Oconee Passage
Intermediate/Difficult
Walhalla, SC
Intermediate/Difficult
Walhalla, SC

Photos of Sumter National Forest - 10

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Visiting King Falls at the end of the trail
Mar 9, 2020 near Walhalla, SC
Spoonauger Falls
Mar 6, 2020 near Walhalla, SC
Yellow Branch falls
May 11, 2018 near Walhalla, SC
Hidden Falls
Jun 13, 2020 near Walhalla, SC
opposum Creek Falls
Oct 6, 2019 near Walhalla, SC
Yellow Branch Falls
May 11, 2018 near Walhalla, SC
The trail has clear blazing and generally offers wide singletrack.
Mar 12, 2018 near Edgefield, SC
Singletrack through the trees.
Sep 18, 2017 near Abbeville, SC
Nice rocky fun on Great Wall Trail.
Aug 11, 2017 near Martinez, GA
last creek crossing heading back to parking
Aug 30, 2017 near Evans, GA