Mountain Recreation Area)
Starting at Forest Service
Road FS-515, this moderately difficult, blue-blazed loop trail was
designed especially for recreational motorcycling, but is also used by
mountain bikers. You will wind
through hardwood bottoms, across drains, through pine plantations, and
through a variety of animal habitats. You will be treated to many ups
and downs, and at times just follow old
logging roads. This trail is best ridden when it's dry, because you
will encounter a lot of mudholes.
Avoid using this trail during the first two weeks of hunting
season and wear bright colored clothing during the entire hunting
Also, be aware that unlicensed vehicles cannot use Forest Service
"Call Before You Haul" hot line is 803-561-4025.
Daily $5, or yearly $50 per OHV operator. Also good for Cedar Springs,
Enoree, and Wambaw cycle trails.
A fine of up to $100 will be charged for illegal trespass.
From Abbeville, drive southwest on SC 72 for approximately 2.0 miles,
then turn left onto SC 28. Drive 5.0 miles on SC 28 and turn left onto
Forest Service Road FS-515. The trailhead is 0.3 mile on the right.
24 hours a day, 7 days a
week. A working headlight and taillight are required for night riding.
Parsons Mountain Recreation
Sumter National Forest,
Long Cane Ranger District,
Long Cane Rd., 810 Buncombe St., Edgefield, SC, 29824,
Updated: April 28, 2008
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