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Firebreak Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 3.5 (4) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

An easy run around the Firebreak Trail.


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4.3

Miles

7.0

KM

88%

Runnable

399' 122 m

High

228' 70 m

Low

713' 217 m

Up

719' 219 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

30%

Max Grade (17°)

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Features Wildlife

The front parking lot is open sun up to sun down. Parking passes required ($5/day, $25/year) and can be obtained at fee boxes located in each parking area with cash or purchased online. Main entrance gate is open Monday - Friday: 9 am - 4:30 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 9 am - 6:30 pm.

Overview

Firebreak is a mixture of singletrack and dual-track (20%/80%). It is not very technical; however, there are some rocks and roots on the singletrack portions.

Need to Know

Open to bikes, closed to horses.

Description

This easy/intermediate trail starts from the dirt lot near the entrance to Harbison State Forest. Head west from the parking area using the Firebreak Trail. This trail is well-groomed with minimal rocks and roots and some bicycle traffic.

After about a mile, you'll come to a junction; turn right to continue on Firebreak Trail. Continue straight through the secondary parking past the restroom and through the service gate. Watch on your right for the "Firebreak Trail" sign and hang a right, heading down a slight decline with some nice chunky rocks for your ankle pleasure.

The rest of the trail is self-explanatory; enjoy the scenery and keep digging.

Flora & Fauna

Potential to see deer.

Contacts

Land Manager: SC Forestry Commission

Shared By:

Matt Desautel

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Starting Crooked Pine
Dec 13, 2019 near Saint A…, SC
Winding section on Firebreak
Dec 13, 2019 near Irmo, SC

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Dec 3, 2018
Chad Zeunges
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