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Weston Lake Loop

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2.5 mile 4.1 kilometer point to point
99% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 121' 37 m
Descent: -114' -35 m
High: 193' 59 m
Low: 141' 43 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)

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This loop trail provides great views of Cedar Creek where otters and wading birds can be viewed.

Chris Hanscom

Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Mountain bikes are not allowed on the trail.

Description

This loop trail provides great views of Cedar Creek where otters and wading birds are regularly observed. The eastern portion of this trail follows a cypress-tupelo slough (dried up river bed) where many cypress knees can be seen sticking up out of the water.

Flora & Fauna

Wild boars, snakes, alligators, and many birds can be seen on the trail.

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#117

in South Carolina

#16,890

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Along the backside of the trail
Jun 14, 2016 near Gadsden, SC
Weston Lake Loop Trail - Congaree National Park
Aug 28, 2016 near Gadsden, SC
A Golden Silk Orb Weaver spider that you're likely to see from the Boardwalk Trail.
Jul 30, 2016 near Gadsden, SC
Trail leading out
Jun 14, 2016 near Gadsden, SC
One of the two large loblolly pines.  Off the trail at Bridge D
Jun 14, 2016 near Gadsden, SC
Trail marker
Jun 14, 2016 near Gadsden, SC

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