Colonial Dorchester Walking Tour Trail—Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site

Summerville, South Carolina 29485

Colonial Dorchester Walking Tour Trail—Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site

Colonial Dorchester Walking Tour Trail—Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This unique hike takes you back in time, exploring the remains of a bustling riverfront town. From tannery to tavern, seamstress to schoolhouse, Dorchester was a thriving 18th-century pre-war town. Walking from one exhibit to the next, follow along with the park’s interpretive brochure. While you educate yourself on colonial history, the dogs enjoy a pleasant stroll in the park.

Within easy reach of Charleston, you’ll find the peaceful Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site. The park proudly sits upon the registry of National Historic Places, and as you delve into the details, you’ll see why. Hundreds of years ago, Dorchester was a bustling hub of trade and commerce."

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Trail Information

Summerville
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
0.6 mile
Distance
Minimal
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
20 minutes
Duration
Year-round
Season
86 feet
Trailhead Elevation
116 feet
Top Elevation
Hiking
Additional Use
DeLorme: South Carolina Atlas & Gazetteer: Page 55, G8
Local Maps

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Dec 2018