Hiking Trail

Greenwood Lake Nature

(Lake Greenwood State Recreation Area)


Description: Starting from the Recreation Building, follow the yellow markers on this easy walking loop trail. You will pass through a pine and hardwood forest, you will catch glimpses of the lake through the trees. Ducks and other water birds are often visible along the shore. A number of footpaths crisscross the trail as you near the camping area, so be sure to watch for the yellow markers to keep you on track. In warmer months be sure to apply an insect repellant, especially one that targets ticks. Pets are allowed on leashes. Water and restrooms are available in the camping areas.

Length: 0.8-mile loop.

Directions: From Exit 76 on I-26 at Newberry, drive west on SC 219. Turn left onto US 76 /SC 34 and follow the signs for SC 34 (You will turn right in less than a mile). After 3 miles, you will turn left and SC 34 will join SC 121 for approximately 4.5 miles. Stay on SC 34 through Silverstreet. Drive 15 miles and turn right onto SC 702, and the entrance to Greenwood State Park Road is less than 2 miles on the right. Enter the park road, pass through the gate, and follow the circle to the left. Turn right at the sign for shelters #2&3. Stay left at the fork, and turn left at the sign for camping area #1. The Recreation Building is on the left.

Camping: Call 1-866-345-PARK (7275) or go online at www.SouthCarolinaParks.com to make your reservations today!

Park Information: Lake Greenwood State Recreation Area, 302 State Park Road, Ninety Six, SC, 29666, Telephone: 864-543-3535.

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Updated: August  8, 2006
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