Best Mountain Biking in South Carolina

This list represents the most popular mountain biking in South Carolina. Use this list to plan your next South Carolina mountain biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Issaqueena Lake Trail View Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Clemson, SC

    •  7.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Issaqueena Lake Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Pickens County, South Carolina. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 713 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • #2 West Ashley Greenway View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Charleston, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  21 miles
    •  Guide

    West Ashley Greenway parallels U.S. Highway 17 from South Windermere Shopping Center to Main Road, a few hundred yards short of the drawbridge ...

  • #3 Tour de Dump View Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Spartanburg, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  5.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The parking lot at Southside has been packed recently. The main loop is well marked with orange blazes and circles one of the county’s landfills. ...

  • #4 Harbison Loop View Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Columbia, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  9.3 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • #5 Lynches Woods Bike Trail View Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Newberry, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  6.1 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • #6 Timmons Park Mountain Bike Trail View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Greenville, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  1.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Greenville Spinners built this trail with the intent of having a practice ground close to home for after-work and lunch-hour workouts. Most ...

  • #7 Springfield Loop View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Rock Hill, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  3.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Springfield Loop packs a lot of punch in its 3.3 miles. The back side of the loop includes short steeps, technical descents, and difficult creek ...

  • #8 Horn Creek Trail View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Modoc, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  5.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Many mountain bikers consider Horn Creek Trail the most popular ride in Sumter National Forest. The excellent singletrack is definitely the Forest ...

  • #9 Sesqui Mountain Bike Trail View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Columbia, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  6.1 miles
    •  Guide

    The Sesqui Mountain Bike Trail’s proximity to Columbia and accessibility from three major interstates adds to its popularity. The sandy singletrack ...

  • #10 Firetower Trail View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Greenville, SC

    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Firetower Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Greenville County, South Carolina. It is within Paris Mountain State Park. It is 0.4 miles long ...

  • #11 Pinckney Island Ride View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Ridgeland, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  6.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Pinckney, the largest of five islands in the refuge and the only one open to the public, is popular with runners, walkers, bicyclists, photographers, ...

  • #12 Killer Three Loop View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Sumter, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  7.5 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • #13 Swamp Fox Trail View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Charleston, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  13.3 miles
    •  Guide

    The Swamp Fox Trail, part of South Carolina’s rail-trail system, follows old railroad logging trams for much of its length. You will need some ...

  • #14 Sand Hills Mountain Bike Trail View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Florence, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    On this tight, sandy singletrack, you will constantly rub elbows with pine trees. The challenges of this action-packed loop include 90-degree ...

  • #15 Lake Moultrie Passage View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Charleston, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  60 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • #16 Bike / Hike Trail View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Georgetown, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  7.4 miles
    •  Guide

    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. ...

  • #17 Enoree Off-Highway Vehicle Trail View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Clinton, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride is one of five interconnecting loops called the Enoree Off-Highway Vehicle Trail. A rough sketch of the complete route, distributed ...

  • #18 Fants Grove Lake Trail View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Clemson, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  4.3 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • #19 Buncombe Trail View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Clinton, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  18.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The Palmetto Trail uses this section of the Buncombe Trail to cross the Sumter Passage. The passage will eventually traverse the southern half ...

  • #20 Midlands Mountain Trail View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Columbia, SC

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Midlands Mountain Trail, the oldest loop at Harbison, used to lie in the floodplain of the Broad River, and occasionally, in years past, ...