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53 mi 86 km of trail 3 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 4 Trails Intermediate Trails 11 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails

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Gems in Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area - 2

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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

Featured Hikes in Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area - 3

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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 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 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

(3) Slater-…, SC

Trails in Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area - 15

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1.3 mi 2.1 km #1Dismal Trail #12
Difficult
Slater-Marietta, SC
Difficult
1.3 mi 2.1 km Slater-Marietta, SC
1.5 mi 2.4 km #2Rainbow Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Slater-Marietta, SC
Intermediate/Difficult
1.5 mi 2.4 km Slater-Marietta, SC
0.9 mi 1.5 km #3Moonshine and Confusion Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Slater-Marietta, SC
Intermediate/Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Slater-Marietta, SC
5.6 mi 9.0 km #4Jones Gap Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Slater-Marietta, SC
Easy/Intermediate
5.6 mi 9.0 km Slater-Marietta, SC
4.7 mi 7.6 km #5Rim of The Gap Trail
Difficult
Slater-Marietta, SC
Difficult
4.7 mi 7.6 km Slater-Marietta, SC
5.3 mi 8.5 km #6Naturaland Trust Trail #14
Difficult
Slater-Marietta, SC
Difficult
5.3 mi 8.5 km Slater-Marietta, SC
3.5 mi 5.7 km #7Gum Gap Trail
Easy
Slater-Marietta, SC
Easy
3.5 mi 5.7 km Slater-Marietta, SC
1.9 mi 3.1 km #8Raven Cliff Falls Trail #11
Easy/Intermediate
Slater-Marietta, SC
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Slater-Marietta, SC
0.7 mi 1.1 km #9Tom Miller Trail #2
Intermediate/Difficult
Brevard, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
0.7 mi 1.1 km Brevard, NC
10.2 mi 16.4 km #10Pinnacle Pass Trail #20
Extremely Difficult
Slater-Marietta, SC
Extremely Difficult
10.2 mi 16.4 km Slater-Marietta, SC
11.0 mi 17.6 km #11The Palmetto Trail: Middle Saluda Passage
Intermediate/Difficult
Slater-Marietta, SC
Intermediate/Difficult
11.0 mi 17.6 km Slater-Marietta, SC
2.7 mi 4.4 km #12Coldspring Branch Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Slater-Marietta, SC
Intermediate/Difficult
2.7 mi 4.4 km Slater-Marietta, SC
1.3 mi 2.1 km #13Frank Coggins Trail
Easy
Slater-Marietta, SC
Easy
1.3 mi 2.1 km Slater-Marietta, SC
2.0 mi 3.3 km #14Bill Kimball Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Slater-Marietta, SC
Intermediate/Difficult
2.0 mi 3.3 km Slater-Marietta, SC
0.4 mi 0.7 km #15Coldspring Connector Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Slater-Marietta, SC
Intermediate/Difficult
0.4 mi 0.7 km Slater-Marietta, SC

Photos of Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area - 61

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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).
Nov 15, 2017 near Slater-…, SC
Massive rock outcrop on the trail.
Nov 11, 2018 near Slater-…, SC
Hard to research, so here is BC site #D3, no fires, pet friendly, water access is behind me down a very steep embankment not easy after a long hike, easier if gotten before getting to camp. Closes to Moonshine and Confusion Falls trail to enjoy longer.
Dec 2, 2018 near Slater-…, SC
Jones Gap Falls next to the Middle Saluda River off a little side trail from Jones Gap Trail
Nov 14, 2017 near Slater-…, SC
Check out this cool rock-and-tree-root formation right beside Matthew's Creek.
Feb 17, 2017 near Slater-…, SC
The Cathedral's colossal cliffs are truly a sight to see.
Feb 15, 2017 near Slater-…, SC
Upper section of Raven Cliff Falls.
Dec 25, 2018 near Slater-…, SC
Confusion Falls, shortly down river from Moonshine Falls (left Falls here), is unique in that it is made up of 2 water sources almost looking like 1 falling into shallow pool. Spend a little time to enjoy, looks like many have. Use same path out, easier.
Dec 2, 2018 near Slater-…, SC

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