Mountain Biking South Carolina  by Nicole Blouin

Mountain Biking South Carolina Guide Book

by Nicole Blouin (Falcon Guides)
Mountain Biking South Carolina  by Nicole Blouin
40 of the best mountain bike rides for novice & expert alike. Covers public greenways, wildlife refuges, city & state parks, & state & national forests.

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Trails from the "Mountain Biking South Carolina" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 39.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 39.

This short ride, the newest trail at Donnelley, takes you through a thick pine forest. Because the trail was recently cut, the tread is somewhat rough and jarring. Watch for small stumps. The trail’ ...
Walterboro, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.5
On the Bike/Hike Trail, you’ll explore a range of habitats as you parallel the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and loop around on a dike system. The impounded waters provide a valuable food source fo ...
Georgetown, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.4
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This ride begins at a turn-of-the-century farmhouse, a reminder of the Boynton family who raised free-range cattle here. An old road through second-growth pines and hardwoods takes you out to two (out ...
Walterboro, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3
The Palmetto Trail uses this section of the Buncombe Trail to cross the Sumter Passage. The passage will eventually traverse the southern half of the ranger district. Enjoy this 9.1-mile ride, and if ...
Clinton, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18.2
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Dalton Road, a well-maintained, closed forest road that consists of gravel, clay, and sand, is linked with several stretches of singletrack to create this 5-mile loop. You will travel half of Dalton R ...
Clemson, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5
This ride is one of five interconnecting loops called the Enoree Off-Highway Vehicle Trail. A rough sketch of the complete route, distributed by the Forest Service, gives you another 15 miles to explo ...
Clinton, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4
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Follow the shoreline of Lake Hartwell in and out of several wooded coves on this short, technical loop. Seed Orchard Road takes you down to a point on Lake Hartwell. Take a swim before you begin the s ...
Clemson, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.3
The Figure Eight combines several short singletrack trails in the Holly Springs Recreation Area. The key word here is variety—to the extreme. You’ll ride easy, then hard; flat, then steep. This ride i ...
Clemson, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.2
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elevation 1,555 feet) to the top of Paris Mountain (1,978 feet). There is no longer a firetower on the summit, only the abandoned foundation of the caretaker’s house. Most mountain bikers come to Pari ...
Greenville, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.2
Combine the forest’s three loops and you have the locals’ favorite ride. Use Firebreak West as an entrance trail and the Firebreak East as an exit trail for this loop. You can ride the main gravel roa ...
Columbia, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.3
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Many mountain bikers consider Horn Creek Trail the most popular ride in Sumter National Forest. The excellent singletrack is definitely the Forest Service’s pride and joy. The scenery of this rolling ...
Modoc, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.7
Short sections of singletrack on Hunting Island can be connected to create a loop around the park, incorporating all the major highlights. Enjoy constant views of the water as you ride along an erodin ...
Beaufort, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.8
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This trail is the most popular ride at Issaqueena Lake, and for good reason. The extremely fast singletrack combined with the scenic miles along the lake make an excellent ride. Before you begin this ...
Clemson, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.8
You can access a network of trails at Fants Grove from this new parking lot on Fants Grove Road, just past the church. This ride details two short singletrack trails in the area—Johnstone Trail and Fo ...
Clemson, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.3
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Mountain bikers have been racing in Manchester State Forest for ten years. After Hurricane Hugo in 1989, the current loop was built and is maintained by the Sumter Chain Gang Cycling Club. The club, a ...
Sumter, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.5
This long trail incorporates Santee-Cooper’s dike system to provide a flat ride around the northern half of Lake Moultrie. You will be rewarded with views across the lake when you reach the top of Eas ...
Charleston, SC - Backpacking,Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 60
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Until the new singletrack is complete, the Lakeshore Trail offers a pleasant ride. This shaded old roadbed consists of grass and hard-packed sand and runs parallel to Lake Marion, with occasional view ...
Orangeburg, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7
The Long Cane Horse Trail offers close to 25 miles of bridle path. Horses and mountain bikers don’t always mix, but if you’ve often ridden Parson’s Motorcycle Trail, a little exploring might be just t ...
Abbeville, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 16.1
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This new trail is getting a lot of traffic out of Columbia. While there are horse trails in the area, this loop is designated for hikers and bikers only. The ride offers many technical challenges, tak ...
Newberry, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.1
The Marshland Nature Trail travels around an old rice field and accesses the Marshland boardwalk. You must walk your bike on the boardwalk, but it is worth the stroll to see Washo Reserve, a freshwate ...
Georgetown, SC - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.9
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