Palmetto Trail, Enoree Passage

Palmetto Trail, Enoree Passage

LENGTH: 36 miles
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
TRAILHEAD: 34.52773, -81.72887
SURFACE: Natural
FEES: None
PETS PERMITTED: Yes
RESTROOMS: Yes

Enoree Passage is 36 continuous Trail miles through Sumter National Forest, linking Newberry, Laurens, and Union counties. The southern trailhead is located at the end of Forest Service Road 379 (Chandler Road) o Old Whitmire Road (SR 81). This moderately easy section of the Palmetto Trail winds through pine ridges and hardwood bottomlands, and crosses two major creeks and three small lakes. This forest area is home to a variety of wildlife such as white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, and many species of songbirds.