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Table Rock Trail

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 4.6 (30)

A 6.5-mile roundtrip hike to a scenic summit.


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Map Key

3.3

Miles

5.3

KM

Point to Point

3,094' 943 m

High

1,270' 387 m

Low

1,865' 568 m

Up

266' 81 m

Down

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

38%

Max Grade (21°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Views

Description

This is a long, strenuous hike that is beautiful the entire time. It takes anywhere from 1.5 to 2.5 hours to reach the summit. Half of the trails are wonderfully marked out and are pretty solid ground - the other half will leave you breathless and scrambling to continue. It does feel magical to be above the birds though.

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Darcy Diaz

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  4.6 from 30 votes

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Photos

The view from the top of Table Rock makes climbing it worth the effort!
Mar 11, 2017 near Pickens, SC
Table Rock view.
Apr 13, 2018 near Pickens, SC
View from Governor's Rock
Feb 19, 2019 near Pickens, SC
Small waterfall on Carrick Creek.
Nov 28, 2020 near Pickens, SC
One of the many boulders visible in the fall/winter along the trail.
Nov 28, 2020 near Pickens, SC
There's a false summit before the big reveal!
Mar 11, 2017 near Pickens, SC

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Jan 16, 2021
Amanda Ramsing Kirton
Great hike 3.3mi
Oct 30, 2020
Tony P
Normally much shorter trip but due to blowdowns after Zeta, took a bit longer. 7.2mi — 5h 20m
Sep 4, 2020
The Trailheads
First timers on this trail - what a beaut! Cooling down in the waterfall afterwards is a must. Luckily we got there early, so trail traffic was light. 7.2mi — 3h 30m
Aug 9, 2020
Keith Nichols
7.2mi — 3h 30m
Jul 19, 2020
Hudson Benzing
Bring more water than you think you need, especially in the summer.
Jun 27, 2020
Shawn B
May 11, 2020
Josh Davis
First time in 4 years. Great hike — 1h 23m
Feb 15, 2020
Dana Ochs