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The Best Backpacking in Charleston

Looking for the best backpacking in Charleston? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Charleston. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Charleston

  • Cordesville, South Carolina

    Backpack the Swamp Fox Passage from Witherby to Rt. 17

    29 mi
    The Swamp Fox Passage is a portion of the larger Palmetto Trail, which travels from the Western mountains of South Carolina, Eastward to the Atlantic Ocean. This adventure hikes along a 29 mile section of the Swamp Fox through the Francis Marion National Forest in Eastern, South Carolina. The S...
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  • McClellanville, South Carolina

    Palmetto Trail: Awendaw Passage

    8.14 mi / 308 ft gain
    Palmetto Trail: Awendaw Passage is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Awendaw, South Carolina.
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  • Bonneau, South Carolina

    Palmetto Trail Lake Moultrie Passage

    27.2 mi / 413 ft gain
    Palmetto Trail Lake Moultrie Passage is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Bonneau, South Carolina.
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