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gem Favorite The view from the top of Table Rock makes climbing it worth the effort!

Table Rock Viewpoint

(6) Pickens, SC
gem Favorite Reward after a climb up Rainbow Falls Trail to find Rainbow Falls, view from the lower level.

Rainbow Falls

(12) Slater-…, SC
gem Favorite The Cathedral's colossal cliffs are truly a sight to see.

Raven Cliff Falls

(9) Slater-…, SC
gem Favorite Jones Gap Falls next to the Middle Saluda River off a little side trail from Jones Gap Trail

Jones Gap Falls

(10) Slater-…, SC
gem Favorite Sassafras Mountain Overlook

Sassafras Mountain

(5) Brevard, NC
gem Favorite Yellow Branch Falls

Yellow Branch Falls

(4) Walhalla, SC

Runs in South Carolina - 30

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Favorite The Cathedral's colossal cliffs are truly a sight to see.
Intermediate/Difficult

Raven Cliff Falls Loop

7.8 mi 12.5 km • Loop • 1,681 ft Ascent 512.27 m Ascent

(25) Slater-…, SC
Favorite The view from the top of Table Rock makes climbing it worth the effort!
Intermediate/Difficult

Pinnacle Trail to Table Rock Loop

10.9 mi 17.6 km • Point to Point • 3,031 ft Ascent 923.7 m Ascent

(7) Pickens, SC
Favorite Very low water at the crossing, can be circumnavigated via swinging bridge.
Intermediate

Mill Stone 50K

10.8 mi 17.3 km • Loop • 928 ft Ascent 282.78 m Ascent

(5) Fort Mill, SC
Favorite Wildlife
Easy

Boardwalk Loop Trail

2.3 mi 3.8 km • Loop • 76 ft Ascent 23.08 m Ascent

(23) Gadsden, SC
Favorite The Middle Saluda River near and across on Jones Gap Trail (to the left TH in pic and across bridge standing on, Jones Gap Ranger Station and emergency 911 phone since no cell signal).
Intermediate

The Palmetto Trail: North to South

371.3 mi 597.5 km • Point to Point • 19,516 ft Ascent 5948.47 m Ascent

(1) Walhalla, SC
Favorite Falls Creek Falls is a towering, yet beautiful must-see.
Intermediate/Difficult

Falls Creek Falls

2.0 mi 3.2 km • Out and Back • 624 ft Ascent 190.19 m Ascent

(9) Slater-…, SC
Favorite You can scramble right up to the base of the small waterfall in the spillway off the Wild Azalea Trail.
Easy/Intermediate

Lake Haigler Loop

1.5 mi 2.4 km • Loop • 92 ft Ascent 28.17 m Ascent

(8) Fort Mill, SC
Favorite The Middle Saluda River near and across on Jones Gap Trail (to the left TH in pic and across bridge standing on, Jones Gap Ranger Station and emergency 911 phone since no cell signal).
Extremely Difficult

Jones Gap - Caesars Head Loop

28.5 mi 45.9 km • Loop • 6,337 ft Ascent 1931.51 m Ascent

(2) Slater-…, SC

Trails in South Carolina - 447

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3.3 mi 5.3 km #1Table Rock Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Pickens, SC
Intermediate/Difficult
3.3 mi 5.3 km Pickens, SC 24 
78.5 mi 126.4 km #2Foothills Trail
Difficult
Walhalla, SC
Difficult
78.5 mi 126.4 km Walhalla, SC 12 
3.0 mi 4.8 km #3Paradise Loop
Intermediate
Fort Mill, SC
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.8 km Fort Mill, SC
6.9 mi 11.1 km #4Great Wall
Easy/Intermediate
Martinez, GA
Easy/Intermediate
6.9 mi 11.1 km Martinez, GA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #5Issaqueena Lake Trail
Intermediate
Clemson, SC
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Clemson, SC
1.4 mi 2.3 km #6Daniel Island Waterfront Trail
Easy
North Charleston, SC
Easy
1.4 mi 2.3 km North Charleston, SC
1.3 mi 2.1 km #7Dismal Trail #12
Difficult
Slater-Marietta, SC
Difficult
1.3 mi 2.1 km Slater-Marietta, SC
52.9 mi 85.1 km #8Bartram Trail #164 - South
Intermediate
Mountain City, GA
Intermediate
52.9 mi 85.1 km Mountain City, GA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #9Rocky Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Great Falls, SC
Easy/Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Great Falls, SC
2.5 mi 4.0 km #10Double Tree Fork
Intermediate
Clemson, SC
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Clemson, SC
2.7 mi 4.3 km #11Triple Creek Trail
Intermediate
Clemson, SC
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Clemson, SC
9.9 mi 15.9 km #12Chattooga River Trail #54
Intermediate/Difficult
Clayton, GA
Intermediate/Difficult
9.9 mi 15.9 km Clayton, GA
5.3 mi 8.5 km #13Whippoorwill Trail
Intermediate
Wedgefield, SC
Intermediate
5.3 mi 8.5 km Wedgefield, SC
4.6 mi 7.5 km #14Deep Step
Intermediate
Murphys Estates, SC
Intermediate
4.6 mi 7.5 km Murphys Estates, SC
0.6 mi 1.0 km #15General Greene Tree
Easy/Intermediate
Gadsden, SC
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Gadsden, SC
2.0 mi 3.2 km #16Masons Bend Trail
Easy/Intermediate
India Hook, SC
Easy/Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km India Hook, SC
1.6 mi 2.6 km #17Southern Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Spartanburg, SC
Easy/Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Spartanburg, SC
0.9 mi 1.5 km #18Tunnel Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Fort Mill, SC
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Fort Mill, SC
4.8 mi 7.7 km #19Brown Wave
Easy/Intermediate
Murphys Estates, SC
Easy/Intermediate
4.8 mi 7.7 km Murphys Estates, SC
0.8 mi 1.4 km #20Bombs Away Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Clemson, SC
Intermediate/Difficult
0.8 mi 1.4 km Clemson, SC

Photos of South Carolina - 288

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The forested section of the trail.
Mar 3, 2016 near Hardeev…, SC
The trail is a narrow singletrack trail that runs through the pine forest. Pine needles provide a cushion for walking.
Jan 26, 2020 near Gadsden, SC
Sunsets and dolphins
Dec 10, 2019 near Hilton…, SC
Along the backside of the trail
Jun 14, 2016 near Gadsden, SC
The Middle Saluda River near and across on Jones Gap Trail (to the left TH in pic and across bridge standing on, Jones Gap Ranger Station and emergency 911 phone since no cell signal).
Nov 15, 2017 near Slater-…, SC
The view from the top of Table Rock makes climbing it worth the effort!
Mar 11, 2017 near Pickens, SC
Wildlife
Jan 9, 2016 near Gadsden, SC
Table Rock view.
Apr 13, 2018 near Pickens, SC

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