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black Foothills Trail

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78.5 mile 126.4 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 14,813' 4,515 m
Descent: -15,416' -4,699 m
High: 3,551' 1,082 m
Low: 1,115' 340 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 61% (31°)

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

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Features Fall Colors · Spring · Views · Waterfall · Wildlife

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Beautiful trail through foothills in North and South Carolina. Features numerous waterfalls and stunning views on the eastern half.

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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
Nov 4, 2018
Ryne Hughey
Hiked from Sassafras mountain to Laurel Vally, good day started out cold on top of Sassafras but after we started hiking wormed up fast. 5.5mi — 3h 20m
Oct 20, 2018
Ryne Hughey
Hiked from Fish Hatchery rd. To Bad Creek access. Good day on the trail loved hearing the rivers and creeks way before you could see them. 13mi
Oct 19, 2018
Ryne Hughey
Hiked from Chechee rd Access to Fish Hatchery rd. Was a long day, the trail had some rough sections coming in to Burrell’s Ford. But a great day. 16mi

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