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This loop trail provides great views of Cedar Creek where otters and wading birds can be viewed.


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Map Key

2.5

Miles

4.1

KM

Point to Point

193' 59 m

High

141' 43 m

Low

121' 37 m

Up

114' 35 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

7%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Mountain bikes are not allowed on the trail.

Description

This loop trail provides great views of Cedar Creek where otters and wading birds are regularly observed. The eastern portion of this trail follows a cypress-tupelo slough (dried up river bed) where many cypress knees can be seen sticking up out of the water.

Flora & Fauna

Wild boars, snakes, alligators, and many birds can be seen on the trail.

Contacts

Shared By:

Chris Hanscom

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  3.4 from 12 votes

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Trail Rankings

#135

in South Carolina

#23,156

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Photos

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
Palmettos in bloom in Congaree National Park
Mar 31, 2020 near Gadsden, SC
A Golden Silk Orb Weaver spider that you're likely to see from the Boardwalk Trail.
Jul 30, 2016 near Gadsden, SC
Trail leading out
Jun 14, 2016 near Gadsden, SC
Troop 68 and one of the giant Loblolly Pines at Congaree NP.
Jan 21, 2016 near Gadsden, SC

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Apr 23, 2024
Rachel Solorio
2.5mi
Apr 20, 2024
Rachelle Watters
Apr 14, 2024
Dalana Parker
Dec 31, 2021
Tom Herr
Meandering hike along Cedar Creek and the boardwalk. A little muddy from the rain. Great scenery. 2.5mi
Jul 11, 2021
Joshua Hoyle
May 18, 2021
Carrie Gentner
Oct 8, 2020
Anna Wallace
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