Hiking South Carolina Guide Book

by John Clark & John Dantzler (Falcon Guides)
Hiking South Carolina  by John Clark & John Dantzler

304pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 1560446021

This guide features over 60 of South Carolina's best hikes. Included are day hikes & multi-day excursions along the Foothills Trail, the Savannah River Valley, the Swamp Fox Trail near Charleston, & many more.

© John Clark and John Dantzler/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Hiking South Carolina" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 62.
... Preview: Moderately hilly trails through diverse terrain, from open fields to hardwood forest and rocky creek bottoms. Serving as a buffer between the town of Fort Mill and the Charlotte metropolitan area just ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Fort Mill, SC - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 14.6
... Preview: Up to three day's worth of hiking along old dikes in waterfowl-rich coastal marshes and through adjoining woodlands. Bear Island Wildlife Management Area features the state’s largest expanse of public ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Charleston, SC - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 4.75
... Preview: An easy day hike through beautiful rhododendron and mountain laurel glens to the Chattooga River and powerful Big Bend Falls. This trail connects the Winding Stairs Trail and Cherry Hill Recreation Ar ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Walhalla, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.8
... Preview: The playful waters of Coldspring branch offer a nice counterpoint to the overwhelming views of the rock dome called El Lieutenant, the key attraction of this half-day loop. The loop hike described her ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Greenville, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: A shady day hike from Stumphouse Mountain to the outskirts of Walhalla along an uncompleted nineteenth-century railbed. The hike features the remains of tunnels, a dramatic gorge, beautiful mountain l ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Walhalla, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.5
... Preview: A day's hike through forest and wetlands and along beaches on a barrier island. Expect alligators and an infinite variety of birds. Bull Island is a major component of the Cape Romain National Wildli ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Charleston, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: A two-to-three day hike along a loop trail through mixed forest and hilly terrain. The Buncombe Trail is a long loop through Sumter National Forest lands. The terrain is pleasantly hilly, with a myria ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Columbia, SC - Backpacking,Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 27.5
... Preview: Two short hikes in a restored woodland with attractive opportunities for wildlife viewing. Located in the upper part of the Sandhills belt that was South Carolina’s coastline millions of years ago, th ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Florence, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: A two day backpack on an undulating trail along the Chattooga river; a pristine National Wild and Scenic River. The Chattooga is a wild, rushing river with crashing waterfalls, coves lush with mountai ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Walhalla, SC - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: A pleasant half-day walk that passes through pine forest and red-cockaded woodpecker habitat, climaxing with bald cypresses at the head of the park's lake. Longleaf pine, blackjack oak, turkey oak, an ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Florence, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: Half a day's walk through the wetlands of the Combahee River basin, in the Combahee Unit of the ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge. This is a good trail for viewing waterfowl of all kinds. The trail ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Beaufort, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: A variety of hikes through one of the last unlogged bottomland swamps in the United States, offering huge trees and plentiful wildlife viewing. Congaree Swamp National Monument, in the heart of the Co ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Columbia, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: Half a day's walk through cultivated gardens and natural areas in a cypress-tupelo blackwater swamp. Cypress Gardens is a 163-acre blend of natural and exotic vegetation in the heart of Dean Hall Plan ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Charleston, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.8
... Preview: A walk along Boynton Nature Trail through forest and along dikes in the old ricefields of the former Mary's Island Plantation. Donnelly teems with natural attractions, including waterfowl, wildflower ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Charleston, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: Half a day's hike along the East Fork of the Chattooga River and the Chattooga river itself. Walhalla Fish Hatchery, the enchanting East Fork gorge, and beautiful Spoonauger Falls make this hike a de ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Walhalla, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: Half a day's hike through a mountain cove to a beautiful, secluded stream. This trail is essentially a big climb down, and then a big climb back up. However, the destination makes it worthwhile. Easta ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Pickens, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: Half a day's walk through a maritime forest to an ancient mound of seashells. Edisto Island, named after a local tribe, was inhabited by Native Americans for at least 4,000 years and was developed by ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Charleston, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.8
... Preview: A short nature walk through an extremely diverse forest. The trail features the historic King's Highway and an old phosphate operation. This excellently marked, well-maintained trail is provided by We ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Charleston, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: An extremely rugged day hike along a mountain trail with great views, particularly of splendid Falls Creek Falls. This is a tough one, one of the most difficult hikes in South Carolina. The rewards, h ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Greenville, SC - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.1
... Preview: A long 3-day backpacking trip, offering waterfalls and the majestic beauty of the Whitewater and Chattooga rivers. This segment of the Foothills Trail is described east to west, beginning at the north ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Carolina"
Walhalla, SC - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 33