Best Trail Running in South Carolina

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

  • #1 Chattooga River Trail

    9 Reviews

    Sumter National Forest, SC

    Chattooga River Trail is a hiking trail in Oconee County, South Carolina. It is within Ellicott Rock Wilderness and Sumter National Forest. It is 3.2 miles long and begins at 2,099 feet altitude. ...
    •  3.2 miles

    Chattooga River Trail is a hiking trail in Oconee County, South Carolina. It is within Ellicott Rock Wilderness and Sumter ...

  • #2 Burrells Ford Road

    7 Reviews

    Sumter National Forest, SC

    Burrells Ford Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in South Carolina and Georgia. It is within Sumter National Forest. It is 9.7 miles long and begins at 2,786 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  9.7 miles

    Burrells Ford Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in South Carolina and Georgia. It is within Sumter National Forest. ...

  • #3 Jones Gap Trail

    8 Reviews

    Jones Gap State park, SC

    Jones Gap Trail is a hiking trail in Greenville County, South Carolina. It is within Jones Gap State park and Caesar's Head State Park. It is 3.8 miles long and begins at 1,340 feet altitude. ...
    •  3.8 miles

    Jones Gap Trail is a hiking trail in Greenville County, South Carolina. It is within Jones Gap State park and Caesar's Head ...

  • #4 Falls Creek Trail #31

    6 Reviews

    Greenville County, SC

    Falls Creek Trail #31 is a hiking trail in Greenville County, South Carolina. It is a mile long and begins at 1,194 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation ...
    •  1.0 miles

    Falls Creek Trail #31 is a hiking trail in Greenville County, South Carolina. It is a mile long and begins at 1,194 feet ...

  • #5 Rim of the Gap Trail

    6 Reviews

    Jones Gap State park, SC

    Rim of the Gap Trail is a hiking trail in Greenville County, South Carolina. It is within Jones Gap State park and Caesar's Head State Park. It is 4.2 miles long and begins at 1,368 feet altitude. ...
    •  4.2 miles

    Rim of the Gap Trail is a hiking trail in Greenville County, South Carolina. It is within Jones Gap State park and Caesar's ...

  • #6 Kings Mountain Recreation Trail (blue)

    5 Reviews

    Kings Mountain State Park, SC

    Kings Mountain Recreation Trail (blue) is a hiking trail in York County, South Carolina. It is within Kings Mountain State Park. It is a mile long and begins at 797 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  1.0 miles

    Kings Mountain Recreation Trail (blue) is a hiking trail in York County, South Carolina. It is within Kings Mountain State ...

  • #7 Issaqueena Lake Trail

    4 Reviews

    Pickens County, SC

    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 the entire trail is 3.5 miles with a total ...
    •  1.7 miles

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

  • #8 Pinnacle Pass Trail

    3 Reviews

    Caesar's Head State Park, SC

    Pinnacle Pass Trail is a hiking trail in Greenville County, South Carolina. It is within Caesar's Head State Park. It is 9.0 miles long and begins at 2,536 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  9.0 miles

    Pinnacle Pass Trail is a hiking trail in Greenville County, South Carolina. It is within Caesar's Head State Park. It is ...

  • #9 Rainbow Falls Trail

    2 Reviews

    Jones Gap State park, SC

    Rainbow Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Greenville County, South Carolina. It is within Jones Gap State park. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 1,503 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  1.4 miles

    Rainbow Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Greenville County, South Carolina. It is within Jones Gap State park. It is 1.4 ...

  • #10 East Fork Trail

    2 Reviews

    Sumter National Forest, SC

    East Fork Trail is a hiking trail in Oconee County, South Carolina. It is within Ellicott Rock Wilderness and Sumter National Forest. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 2,098 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  0.3 miles

    East Fork Trail is a hiking trail in Oconee County, South Carolina. It is within Ellicott Rock Wilderness and Sumter National ...

  • #11 Foothills Trail

    4 Reviews

    Sumter National Forest, SC

    Foothills Trail is a hiking trail in South Carolina and North Carolina. It is within Toxaway Gamelands, Ellicott Rock Wilderness, and Sumter National Forest. It is 28.6 miles long and begins ...
    •  28.6 miles

    Foothills Trail is a hiking trail in South Carolina and North Carolina. It is within Toxaway Gamelands, Ellicott Rock Wilderness, ...

  • #12 Big Bend Road

    1 Reviews

    Sumter National Forest, SC

    Big Bend Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Oconee County, South Carolina. It is within Sumter National Forest. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 2,272 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  1.7 miles

    Big Bend Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Oconee County, South Carolina. It is within Sumter National Forest. ...

  • #13 King Creek Falls Trail

    0 Reviews

    Sumter National Forest, SC

    King Creek Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Oconee County, South Carolina. It is within Sumter National Forest. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 2,101 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  0.3 miles

    King Creek Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Oconee County, South Carolina. It is within Sumter National Forest. It is 0.3 ...

  • #14 Naturaland Trust Trail #14

    1 Reviews

    Caesar's Head State Park, SC

    Naturaland Trust Trail #14 is a hiking trail in Greenville County, South Carolina. It is within Caesar's Head State Park. It is 2.3 miles long and begins at 3,030 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  2.3 miles

    Naturaland Trust Trail #14 is a hiking trail in Greenville County, South Carolina. It is within Caesar's Head State Park. ...

  • #15 Winding Stairs Trail

    1 Reviews

    Sumter National Forest, SC

    Winding Stairs Trail is a hiking trail in Oconee County, South Carolina. It is within Sumter National Forest. It is 3.3 miles long and begins at 2,221 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  3.3 miles

    Winding Stairs Trail is a hiking trail in Oconee County, South Carolina. It is within Sumter National Forest. It is 3.3 miles ...

  • #16 Firetower Trail

    1 Reviews

    Paris Mountain State Park, SC

    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 and begins at 1,656 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  0.4 miles

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

  • #17 Opossum Creek Road

    1 Reviews

    Sumter National Forest, SC

    Opossum Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Oconee County, South Carolina. It is within Sumter National Forest. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 1,649 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  1.2 miles

    Opossum Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Oconee County, South Carolina. It is within Sumter National Forest. ...

  • #18 Battlefield Trail

    1 Reviews

    Kings Mountain National Military Park, SC

    Battlefield Trail is a hiking trail in York County, South Carolina. It is within Kings Mountain National Military Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 841 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  1.3 miles

    Battlefield Trail is a hiking trail in York County, South Carolina. It is within Kings Mountain National Military Park. It ...

  • #19 Cowpens Battlefield Trail

    1 Reviews

    Cherokee County, SC

    Cowpens Battlefield Trail is a hiking trail in Cherokee County, South Carolina. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 978 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  1.1 miles

    Cowpens Battlefield Trail is a hiking trail in Cherokee County, South Carolina. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 978 feet ...

  • #20 Beech Tree Trail

    1 Reviews

    Croft State Park, SC

    Beech Tree Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. It is within Croft State Park. It is 73 feet long and begins at 540 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  0.0 miles

    Beech Tree Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. It is within Croft State Park. ...