South Carolina

Top Adventures in South Carolina

  • Hike to Table Rock Mountain

    While the Piedmont Foothills may sound deceptive, this is no easy trail. The first two miles of the Table Rock Trail take you soaring through the trees at a rapid pace. The trail is extremely well kept, but harsh and tough. A little before the two...

    7.2 miles 2433 ft gain

  • Hike to Rainbow Falls and Pretty Place

    Jones Gap State Park in the Upstate of South Carolina is one of the most beautiful parks in the state offering a good range of moderate and challenging hiking and backpacking trails through the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area. Jones Gap also provi...

    6.75 miles 2150 ft gain

  • Hike to the Brasstown Falls

    These waterfalls are absolutely beautiful during the summer greenery and fall foliage, but open to access year around.Driving Directions: From Westminister, follow US 76 West for 11.8 miles and turn left onto Brasstown Road. Follow this road 4.1 m...

    0.5 miles

  • Camp at the Boneyard Beaches of Hunting Island State Park

    There are a few different access trails throughout the park and all are equally impressive with scenery and ease of hike but starting from the Hunting Island Campground take the beach access near the campground store and you have miles of boneyard...

    3 miles

  • Summit Sassafras Mountain

    Pinnacle Trail begins by the Nature Center in Table Rock State Park. Keep left at the first three splits in the trail. You will make some creek crossings, gain elevation through the forest, and pass by Mills Creek Falls (25 ft). At Bald Rock Overl...

    17.2 miles 5041 ft gain

  • Kayak to Laurel Fork Falls

    This stunning waterfall tumbles down 80 feet before spilling into Lake Jocassee between a slot of shear rock cliffs. However, the catch is not many people see this beautiful location unless you have a boat or are willing to hike a streneous 8-mile...

  • Explore Botany Bay

    Located approximately 45 miles south of historic Charleston, SC, this 4,600-acre Plantation Heritage Preserve is on Edisto Island. Already when approaching the Botany Bay Plantation, you are astonished by the magnificent avenue of oaks which promp...

    0.5 miles

  • Take a Stroll on the Palmetto Trail across the Broad River Trestle

    The Palmetto Trail is a mountains-to-sea trail in South Carolina that will stretch 425 miles across the state when completed. Currently there are sections of the the trail that are complete and can be hiked or biked on. One of these sections is in...

    1 miles 0 ft gain

  • Explore Bulls Island

    Bulls Island is located just 20 miles away from America's #1 small city - Charleston, South Carolina. However, Bulls Island isn't just for anyone, but those who want the chance to get away to an uninhabited island and a Class 1 Wilderness Area. Th...

    8 miles

  • Hike to Lower and Upper Whitewater Falls via Foothills Trail

    The Foothills Trail runs a total of 76 miles across the Blue Ridge Escarpment. Highlights of the route include Sassafras Mountain (3,500 ft), the Chattooga River, and Whitewater Falls, the tallest waterfall in the eastern US. The trail is well mai...

    9.4 miles

  • Hike Swamp Rabbit Trail to Reedy River Falls

    Swamp Rabbit Trail is a 21 mile-long paved walkway that closely follows the Reedy River in Downtown Greenville. Over a half-a-million people visit the trail each year, but few ever walk the whole thing. What most people don’t know, is that it begi...

    3 miles 100 ft gain

  • Photograph Angel Oak

    Angel Oak Park is located just 12 miles from downtown Charleston, so it makes for a great mini trip if you're already visiting the beautiful area. The tree is half a mile down Angel Oak Road, off of Maybank Highway on Johns Island. The Park is fre...

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    • Anderson, South Carolina

      Singing Pines

      Overview Singing Pines Recreation Area consists of 42 acres. The site presently offers day-use and boat-launching facilities consisting of 1 gatehouse/entrance, 57 picnic sites, 2 standard picnic...

    • Anderson, South Carolina

      Springfield

      Overview Springfield Campground is one of Hartwell’s most popular camping destinations consisting of 60 acres of primarily Virginia pine and some mixed hardwoods. The area presently offers 1 gat...

    • Anderson, South Carolina

      Anderson / Lake Hartwell KOA

    • Anderson, South Carolina

      River Forks

      Overview River Forks Recreation Area is a 182 acre gently sloping site with a relatively dense tree cover consisting primarily of pines. The site presently offers day use and boat launching faci...

    • Clarks Hill, South Carolina

      Clarks Hill

      Overview Clarks Hill is a popular park on J. Strom Thurmond Lake, just off Georgia State Highway 221 near the dam. The 70,000 acre lake and its 1,000+ miles of shoreline provide excellent boating, ...

    • Clemson, South Carolina

      Twelve Mile

      Overview Twelve Mile Recreation Area consists of 26 acres of pine and mixed hardwood. The interior portion of Twelve Mile is moderately sloping although the picnic area itself is quite gentle. The...

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