Biking & Hiking in SC Old 96 District

Old 96 District Hiking and Biking

Nope. You won’t find us on the pages of those nice magazines you see in the fancy bookstores. To say that we’re undiscovered, well, that’s an understatement. But hey, we like it that way and we think you will too. Here’s our big secret – we’re home to South Carolina’s Freshwater Coast – a series of pristine lakes that stretch for over 60 miles. So come visit. We welcome outdoorsy people like you!

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Baker Creek State Park Trail
BikingPrimary use of this trail is mountain biking. The trail is primarily fresh singletrack hooked up to short sections of existing service roads. Baker Creek State Park has several miles of other...
McCormick County
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34.35540, -82.51256
This 1.5 mile trail begins on the ADA boardwalk in Musgrove Mill State Historic Site, which leads to the overlook at Horseshoe Falls. The trail leaves the overlook and goes out to the battlefield a...
Laurens County
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34.35540, -82.51140
This easy, one mile loop starts in the parking lot of Musgrove Mill State Historic Site and runs along the Enoree River much of the way. The trail has interpretive waysides that educate about the h...
Laurens County
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34.10798, -82.62623
This loop trail begins at a high point where puffy deer moss sit in clusters on a base of pine straw amid a forest of pines and cedars. In this quiet place, the swoop of the footpath curving down i...
Abbeville County
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5.7 mile loop is one of the most popular trails in the area. It starts at the cul-de-sac below the campground and is great to ride in either direction. It is easier than Modoc, but offers more clim...
Edgefield County
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John de la Howe Interpretive Trail
864-391-2131864-391-2131
1.9 mile hiking trail starts to the right of the John de la Howe Dairy barn. Along the way numerous stops identify various plants, animals and their habitat. Call to obtain a brochure or pick one u...
McCormick County
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34.679536, -82.187459
The primary loop of this paved 70 mile trail connects Fountain Inn, Owings, Gray Court, Laurens and Clinton; then returns to Fountain Inn via routes in Northeastern Laurens County. Riders can begin...
Laurens County
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34.50199, -82.95072
This well worn .7 mile hiking path leads to a forested hillside above a pond. Continuing down to a earthen dam and across it, the path provides a prime spot for watching turtles paddle through the ...
Laurens County
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1.7 mile hiking trail starts at the parking area near the bathhouse. It offers several stream crossings and has numerous informative stops along the way. Foot travel only, please. Directions from E...
Edgefield County
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34.49870, -82.00857
With the Little River flowing right through the middle of this historic town, Laurens had a ready made corridor for public enjoyment. This 1.1 mile trail takes a meandering route through downtown L...
Laurens County
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23 mile loop offers numerous access points and a wide variety of terrain. The trail begins at Fell Hunt Camp but can be ridden in various lengths to suit the rider. It is also open to hikers and mo...
Greenwood County
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46 Maintenance Shop Road Calhoun Falls, SC
864-447-8267864-447-8267
McCalla is part of Calhoun Falls State Park, bordering Lake Russell. Its’ 6,239 acres is full of outdoor fun. Activities include ten miles of horse trails and water activities. The 200 year-o...
Abbeville County
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Savannah Valley Railroad Trail
In the late 1800s, the Savannah Valley Railroad connected travelers and goods to Anderson and Charleston. Today, the old railroad connects recreational enthusiasts with the beauty of the Little Riv...
McCormick County
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Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve
One of the most unique floristic sites in the Carolinas and second most outstanding site in the eastern Piedmont. The most significant habitat occurs between the ridge-tops and the flood plain on s...
McCormick County
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Stevens Creek/Modoc Trail
803-637-5396803-637-5396
Off the Beaten Path… Out of the Ordinary6.3 linear trail (not a loop) is more technically challenging with several creek crossings and steeper hills. It is an intermediate trail offering views of S...
McCormick County
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Turkey Creek/Wine Creek Trails
Hiking and mountain biking trails are one linear trail. At the south end, Turkey Creek is one of the most popular MTB trails in the area. It starts at Key Bridge and is a little more than 7 miles o...
McCormick County
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