SC Trails

Trail Activity:

  • Walk

Length:

6.0 miles

Difficulty: Easy

Journey from the past to the present and heritage to habitat at the Ravenel Caw Caw Interpretive Center. Rich in natural, cultural and historical resources, Caw Caw was once part of several rice plantations and home to enslaved Africans who applied their technology and skills in agriculture to carve the series of rice fields out of cypress swamps.

Trail Activity:

  • Walk
  • Hike
  • Bike
  • Paved

Length:

8.0 miles

Difficulty: Easy

The Cayce / West Columbia Riverwalk opens the Congaree River for walking, jogging, bicycling, and just gazing at the natural beauty. Its path accommodates all levels of physical access including baby carriages and wheelchairs.

Trail Activity:

  • Hike

Length:

1.8 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

Calhoun Falls State Park offers a moderately difficult 1.75-mile loop trail, named the Cedar Bluff Nature Trail.

Trail Activity:

  • Water

Length:

6.0 miles

Difficulty: Easy

Flowing through the heart of Congaree National Park, Cedar Creek is a major part of this dynamic floodplain wilderness area. It could be the finest canoe trail in the Midlands, too, since floating this dark waterway feels like taking a trip back to prehistoric times.

Trail Activity:

  • Walk
  • Hike
  • Mountain Bike
  • Paved

Length:

2.2 miles

Difficulty: Easy

There's a nice partially paved hiking trail at Cedar Falls Park that runs alongside the waterfall and dam and then along the Reedy River. There are also other beautiful walking paths and mountain bike trails.

Trail Activity:

  • Hike
  • Mountain Bike
  • ATV

Length:

11.9 miles

Difficulty: Difficult

Cedar Springs Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Trail is located in the northern portion of the Long Cane Ranger District. The trail is only managed for allterrain vehicles (ATV) and dirt bikes. Jeeps, Hummers and other four-wheel-drive vehicles are not permitted. Golf carts also are not allowed.

Trail Activity:

  • Hike

Length:

1.1 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

This short loop begins and ends on West Dam Road and is part of the Clemson Experimental Forest trail system. It also takes visitors by Lawrence Family Cemetery.

Trail Activity:

  • Mountain Bike

Length:

0.4 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

Ride this trail to reach the other side without having to ride the entire Southside Loop.

Trail Activity:

  • Walk
  • Paved

Length:

0.3 miles

Difficulty: Easy

This 20-acre park is home to four fields that are used for soccer, baseball, and soccer, a roller hockey rink, four tennis courts, four basketball courts (one indoor), a concession stand, 1/4 mile paved trail, a press box, restrooms, picnic areas, and a recreation center with two playgrounds.

Trail Activity:

  • Walk
  • Paved

Length:

0.5 miles

Difficulty: Easy

Twenty-eight acres of a 715-acre plantation called Snee Farm are preserved in the park. In its open spaces are wayside exhibits along the 1/2-mile walking trail—describing the existing house, archeological excavations, agricultural history and how neighboring water and wetlands contributed to the plantation.