River setting makes for a peaceful forest hike, with the added bonus of visiting an old sawmill. 

Park in the circle in the Boykins Springs Recreation Area (see map) to access the trail. This is a dog-friendly trail that doesn't get crowded.

Photos: US Forest Service - Southern Region

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Layers
  • Sun protection
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Snack
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RT Distance 6.5 Miles
Elevation Gain 190 Feet
Activities Fishing, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Trail Type Loop
Dog Friendly


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Easy Hike

It was a pretty easy hike. Still need to bring some water for the way. Definitely something you could do with the family

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