Midlands Mountain Trail

Columbia, South Carolina 29221

Midlands Mountain Trail

Midlands Mountain Trail Professional Review and 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, part of the trail has been inundated. A new section of trail built in 1996 keeps the route on the ridge. The trail covers a variety of biocommunities.

You will pedal through river floodplain, as well as pine woodlands, bottom hardwoods, north slopes, and coves. The floodplain attracts wildlife to this part of the forest. I saw deer and wild turkeys on my ride. Be sure to take the detour to Harbison Bluffs for winter views of the Broad River. Tread: Singletrack."

Midlands Mountain Trail Reviews

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9/22/2000
The best in the Columbia area. Actually part of the Harbison complex (15 miles of trails that includes Firebreak, Harbison Loop, & Stewardship) of interconnection trails on the trails.com list. These trails have enough to keep the beginner to advanced rider challenged.
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Trail Information

Columbia
Nearby City
3.6
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate to Difficult
Technical Difficulty
Moderate
Physical Difficulty
Year-round
Season
Harbison State Forest, (803) 896-8890
Local Contacts
USGS Irmo, Columbia North; a complete map of the area is available at the information boards in the state forest.
Local Maps

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Aug 2018