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The Best Hiking in Cleveland

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Top hiking spots in and near Cleveland

  • Greenville County, South Carolina

    Pleasant Ridge JFA Trail

    5.39 mi / 699 ft gain
    Pleasant Ridge JFA Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Slater, South Carolina.
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  • Cleveland, South Carolina

    West Fork Trail

    5.99 mi / 1109 ft gain
    West Fork Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Cleveland, South Carolina.
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  • Cleveland, South Carolina

    Lake Wattacoo Via Mountain Bridge Passage Trail

    1.58 mi / 207 ft gain
    Lake Wattacoo Via Mountain Bridge Passage Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cleveland, South Carolina.
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  • Greenville County, South Carolina

    Oil Creek, Pinnacle Pass, Rim of the Gap Loop

    7.77 mi / 2316 ft gain
    Oil Creek, Pinnacle Pass, Rim of the Gap Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Cleveland, South Carolina.
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  • Greenville County, South Carolina

    Falls Creek Waterfall Trail

    2.21 mi / 892 ft gain
    Falls Creek Waterfall Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Cleveland, South Carolina.
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  • Cleveland, South Carolina

    Wildcat Wayside Nature Trail

    1.03 mi / 266 ft gain
    Wildcat Wayside Nature Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Cleveland, South Carolina.
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  • Greenville County, South Carolina

    Little Pinnacle Mountain Loop Trail

    5.97 mi / 1568 ft gain
    Little Pinnacle Mountain Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Slater-Marietta, South Carolina.
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  • Greenville County, South Carolina

    Jones Gap Loop Trail

    10.3 mi / 2215 ft gain
    Jones Gap Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Cleveland, South Carolina.
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  • Greenville County, South Carolina

    Hike the Jones Gap Loop

    5.0
    5.5 mi / 2000 ft gain
    Start on the Jones Gap Trail (blue), which will lead you alongside the Saluda River. After 2.5 miles, take the Old Springs Branch Trail (orange) to loop back to the lot.For a challenging, more strenuous hike, with great views of the Gap, check out Rim of the Gap Trail. It is not advised to take c...
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  • Greenville County, South Carolina

    Hike the Pinnacle Pass/Rim of the Gap Loop

    11.5 mi / 2345 ft gain
    The Trailhead: Located at Jones Gap State Park in Marietta, SC of northern Greenville County. Follow the trail across an iron bridge that crosses the Middle Saluda River, and be sure to register at the Ranger’s Station/Gift Shop on the far side of the gap. The trail head(s) are located directly o...
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  • Greenville County, South Carolina

    Jones Gap and Coldspring Branch to Bill Kimball Trail

    9.05 mi / 1913 ft gain
    Jones Gap and Coldspring Branch to Bill Kimball Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Slater-Marietta, South Carolina.
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  • Greenville County, South Carolina

    Hike to Rainbow Falls and Pretty Place

    5.0
    6.75 mi / 2150 ft gain
    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 provides superb primitive camping sites along the rocky...
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  • Greenville County, South Carolina

    Pinnacle Pass Trail

    17.23 mi / 4675 ft gain
    Pinnacle Pass Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cleveland, South Carolina.
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  • 150 Asbury Drive, South Carolina

    Hike the Asbury Trail to Moonshine Falls

    5.5 mi / 800 ft gain
    The trail to the Matthews Creek cable bridge crossing is easy. The cable crossing is fine - fun for some and a do-able challenge for others.  After the creek, to get to Moonshine Falls, turn RIGHT at the post which indicates a trail both left and right. This is the Naturaland Trail in Caesars Hea...
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  • Cleveland, South Carolina

    Rim of the Gap Trail to Jones Gap Trail

    12.45 mi / 3478 ft gain
    Rim of the Gap Trail to Jones Gap Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Cleveland, South Carolina.
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  • Cleveland, South Carolina

    Naturaland Trust Trail

    12.08 mi / 3278 ft gain
    Naturaland Trust Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Cleveland, South Carolina.
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