Cowpens Trail - Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail
ElevationAscent: 18' 5 m
Descent: -17' -5 m
High: 971' 296 m
Low: 953' 291 m
GradeAvg Grade: 0% (0°)
Max Grade: 1% (0°)
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“Cowpens Trail is a 1.6-mile gravel trail that is part of the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail.”— Carolina Thread Trail
Soon after crossing Cowpens Road, the historic Robert Scruggs House will be on the left. The trail also features the 1856 Washington Light Infantry Monument and occasional wayside exhibits. These exhibits contain information about the Revolutionary War battle and commemorate the victory of Brigadier General Daniel Morgan over his dreaded foe, Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton, in the cause for American Independence.
Parking is available at the Cowpens National Battlefield Visitors Center (4001 Chesnee Highway, Gaffney, SC 29341.) Additional parking is also available at 3451 Chesnee Hwy, Gaffney, SC 29341.
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Land Manager: National Park Service - Cowpens National Battlefield