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The Best Hiking in Hilton Head Island

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

Top hiking spots in and near Hilton Head Island

  • Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

    Jarvis Creek Trail

    0.85 mi / 69 ft gain
    Jarvis Creek Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
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  • Bluffton, South Carolina

    Ibis Pond Loop

    1.91 mi / 62 ft gain
    Ibis Pond Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Pickney Island, South Carolina.
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  • Bluffton, South Carolina

    Walk the Nature Trail at the Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge

    4.0
    7.8 mi
    This trail is located on the Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge. The trail is very well marked and well maintained so it's easy to access. But, it also runs right along several marshes and swamps so the wildlife is incredible. While walking near Ibis Pond you'll see several types of birds. When you ...
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  • Port Royal, South Carolina

    Spanish Moss Trail

    18.06 mi / 269 ft gain
    Spanish Moss Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Port Royal, South Carolina.
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  • Bluffton, South Carolina

    Hike the Nature Trail at Sergeant Jasper Park

    3.0
    2.8 mi
    This park is filled with everything an outdoor adventure should have. Each of the seven lakes has gorgeous look out spots where you can fish (if you purchase a daily pass). There is a nature trail that goes throughout the park as well as wraps around the lakes and twists through the lush forest. ...
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  • Tybee Island, Georgia

    Hike to the Cockspur Island Lighthouse from Fort Pulaski

    5.0
    1.7 mi / 0 ft gain
    The Lighthouse Trail starts at the visitors center at Fort Pulaski. You can take your time and go inside the fort and learn about its history before you start to journey down the 1.7 mile trail to the lighthouse. This is a very easy trail that is suited for just about anyone. You will be walking ...
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  • Savannah, Georgia

    McQueen's Island Historical Trail

    11.71 mi / 39 ft gain
    McQueen's Island Historical Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Tybee Island, Georgia.
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  • Saint Helena Island, South Carolina

    Nature Scenic Trail

    0.98 mi / 92 ft gain
    Nature Scenic Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Saint Helena Island, South Carolina.
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  • Hardeeville, South Carolina

    Kingfisher Loop and Tupelo Trail

    7.19 mi / 157 ft gain
    Kingfisher Loop and Tupelo Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Hardeeville, South Carolina.
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  • Saint Helena Island, South Carolina

    Diamondback Rattlesnake Trail

    5.11 mi / 79 ft gain
    Diamondback Rattlesnake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Saint Helena Island, South Carolina.
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  • Saint Helena Island, South Carolina

    Camp at the Boneyard Beaches of Hunting Island State Park

    5.0
    3 mi
    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 beaches, dunes and groves of palmetto trees litte...
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  • Hardeeville, South Carolina

    Plantation Island Trail

    3.16 mi / 66 ft gain
    Plantation Island Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Hardeeville, South Carolina.
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  • Saint Helena Island, South Carolina

    Hunting Island Loop

    9.21 mi / 338 ft gain
    Hunting Island Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Saint Helena Island, South Carolina.
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  • Saint Helena Island, South Carolina

    Lighthouse Nature Trail

    0.73 mi / 39 ft gain
    Lighthouse Nature Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Saint Helena Island, South Carolina.
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  • Savannah, Georgia

    Moon River at Downing Piers

    6.79 mi / 433 ft gain
    Moon River at Downing Piers is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Savannah, Georgia.
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  • Savannah, Georgia

    Wormsloe State Historic Site

    5.0
    3.25 mi / 82 ft gain
    Most visitors to the historic Wormsloe Plantation only explore the iconic tree-lined Oak Avenue and the historic areas – but they also miss out on a larger portion of the historic site. A 3.2-mile loop explores the park’s popular and historic areas before ending at a Civil War-era Confederate ear...
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