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Foothills Trail

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 4.7 (13)

A 77-mile trail linking Oconee and Table Rock State Parks.


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78.5

Miles

126.4

KM

Point to Point

3,551' 1,082 m

High

1,115' 340 m

Low

14,813' 4,515 m

Up

15,416' 4,699 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

61%

Max Grade (31°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · Spring · Views · Waterfall · Wildlife

Description

A beautiful trail through the foothills in North and South Carolina. It features numerous waterfalls and stunning views on the eastern half.

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  4.7 from 13 votes

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Bald Rock View    [ Pinnacle Mountain Trail / Foothills Trail ]
Apr 10, 2018 near Pickens, SC
Some of the beautiful scenery along the creek.
Feb 19, 2019 near Pickens, SC
Sassafrass Mountain  SC/NC Border  Foothills Trail
Apr 10, 2018 near Brevard, NC
Enjoy a small waterfall area near the beginning of the Table Rock Trail.
Mar 11, 2017 near Pickens, SC
Lake Jocasee at the Toxaway River
Sep 1, 2018 near Brevard, NC
Interesting rock formation.
Feb 19, 2019 near Pickens, SC

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May 24, 2020
Staci Spring
Oct 8, 2019
Giovanni Bedoya
77mi — 12h 45m
Jul 1, 2019
Bill Flodder
Start for last segment. 29.1 to the end. — 10h 30m
May 4, 2019
Ryne Hughey
Hiked form 2 miles before Canebrake to Laurel Valley access. Had rain for a couple hours. This was my favorite section of the trail. 16.5mi
May 3, 2019
Ryne Hughey
Hiked from Bad Creek Access to campsite 2 miles from Canebrake. It was a long day and our first hike of this year also Sherri's first overnight hike. 17.6mi
Apr 28, 2019
Susannah Swanson
Loved this section. 40mi — 15h 00m
Mar 6, 2019
Joseph Casas
done what a great hike! 80mi
Dec 18, 2018
Will Hynes
3mi