Wambaw Cycle

Trail Activities: t

  • Hike
  • Mountain Bike
  • ATV


40.0 miles





Difficulty: Moderate

Trail Features: t

  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Trail Head
  • Camping
  • Pets
  • Fee
  • Camping


A figure-eight motorcycle and off-highway vehicle (OHV) trail, this sandy course winds through fragrant pine woods with shimmering hardwoods in the understory. Along the way, riders can glimpse vernal ponds with bald cypress as well as turkeys and whitetailed deer.

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Starting from the Round Pond Trailhead, this figure eight shaped sandy trail winds through a fragrant pine forest. You will see sinkhole ponds with bald cypress, as well as wildlife such as turkeys and deer. While the trail is designed for motorcycles, it can accommodate ATVs under 50 inches wide, and mountain bikes. The trailhead has a picnic shelter and vault toilets.

Wear bright clothing during hunting season and avoid riding this trail when it is extremely wet. Insect repellent is recommended during warm months.

NOTE: "Call Before You Haul" hot line is 803-561-4025.

Fees: 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. 

Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A working headlight and taillight are required for night riding.


From Charleston: Drive northeast on US 17 and turn left onto Charleston County S-10-1032 (Steed Creek Rd.). Drive 5 miles and turn right onto S-10-98 (Halfway Creek Rd.) and continue 5 miles to Round Pond Cycle Trailhead on the left.

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Francis Marion National Forest | Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center | 5821 US Highway 17 North, Awendaw, SC 29429 | (843) 928-3368

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Lat: 33.12160747035666
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