SC Trails

Trail Activity:

  • Hike

Length:

4.6 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

Eastatoe Passage provides public access for hiking, fishing, and birdwatching in the picturesque natural wonderland of the Eastatoe Creek watershed upstream from Duke Energy’s Lake Keowee. The area is part of the Jocassee Gorges Wilderness Area, which National Geographic described as a “destination of a lifetime.”

Trail Activity:

  • Walk
  • Paved

Length:

0.2 miles

Difficulty: Easy

In the heart of the Eastover community, this park provides athletic fields/courts, a new pool facility, picnic shelters, restrooms, as well as a paved walking path.

Trail Activity:

  • Water

Length:

5.0 miles

Difficulty: Difficult

Starting from Pitch Landing, you will paddle downstream on Echaw Creek to the Santee River. You may see evidence of abandoned rice fields and a variety of fauna such as wild turkeys, owls, bobcats, or deer as you pass through magnificent oak ­hickory stands and cypress­ tupelo swamps.

Trail Activity:

  • Walk
  • Bike
  • Paved

Length:

0.4 miles

Difficulty: Easy

Edisto Beach State Park features an environmental education center that highlights the natural history of Edisto Island and the surrounding ACE basin, South Carolina’s longest system of wheelchair-accessible hiking and biking trails, and a 1.5-mile-long beach. This is an asphalt trail that leads to the beach.

Trail Activity:

  • Walk

Length:

0.3 miles

Difficulty: Easy

This City of Columbia specialty park is wonderful for kids and adults, alike, featuring a basketball court, community facility, playground (with fossil dig area), splash pad and a quarter-mile walking path.

Trail Activity:

  • Walk
  • Paved

Length:

1.5 miles

Difficulty: Easy

Added in 1992, the 2,600 foot boardwalk takes visitors into a typical Tupelo-Cypress wetland that lies between the Display Garden and the North Fork of the Edisto River. The boardwalk is fully accessible.

Trail Activity:

  • Walk
  • Hike

Length:

1.5 miles

Difficulty: Easy

This National Recreation Trail is located within the ACE Basin and you can choose between a short looped trail or a long looped trail. The scenic trail offers several historic features including an old phosphate operation, an old canal, rice fields and the historic King's Highway, an old railroad tram.

Trail Activity:

  • Water

Length:

38.0 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

This section of the Edisto River offers challenges for the experienced paddlers, but can be navigated by the less experienced if accompanied by at least one experienced paddler.

Trail Activity:

  • Water

Length:

56.8 miles

Difficulty: Easy

The approximately 57.0-mile Edisto River Canoe and Kayak Trail near Summerville is an easy trip on one of the state’s longest blackwater rivers. It certainly ranks among the prettiest anywhere, too.

Trail Activity:

  • Walk
  • Hike

Length:

10.0 miles

Difficulty: Easy

Ernest F. Hollings National Wildlife Refuge's extensive trail system, boardwalks, observation decks, photography blinds, fishing piers and boat launches encourage visitors to discover America’s best wildlife spectacles.