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Looking for the best trails around Charleston, South Carolina? Find the top rated trails in Charleston, whether you're looking an easy walking path or a long bike trail, you'll find what you're looking for. Click on a trail below to find trail descriptions, trail maps, photos, and reviews.
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Awendaw Passage (Palmetto Trail)

7 miles
The Awendaw Passage is a 7-mile single-track segment of the Palmetto Trail, which will extend more than 425 miles across South Carolina when completed. Named for the creek it follows, this scenic trail winds along the edge of a salt marsh and ...
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Edisto Nature Trail

1.5 miles
The Edisto Nature Trail loops through a forest maintained by the Westvaco Corporation, a paper and packaging manufacturer. The main loop is 1 mile, and an inner loop adds 0.5 mile. Both sections of the trail wind through a typical lowcountry ...

Old Santee Canal State Park

4 miles
Construction of the Santee Canal began in 1793 after the American Revolution, and by 1800 the canal began its life as a shipping corridor for the region's crops to points beyond. Though much of the Santee Canal is beneath Lake Moultrie, some ...
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Sawmill Branch Multi-Use Trail

6.5 miles
Starting at Gahagan Road or the parking area on Ashley Drive in Summerville, you can walk or ride this flat, 10-foot wide, paved trail, which follows the Sawmill Branch Canal and through a wooded area in the southern part of the city. Most ...

Swamp Fox Passage (Palmetto Trail)

42 miles
The Swamp Fox Trail is one of South Carolina Lowcountry's oldest trails and offers a long, flat, one-way journey through the swampy wetlands and coastal pine forests of Francis Marion National Forest. The total length of the trail is 42 miles, ...

West Ashley Bikeway

2.5 miles
Running arrow-straight from the Ashley River west to a wholesale produce stand on Wappoo Road, the West Ashley Bikeway links several suburban Charleston neighborhoods, providing a 2.5-mile cycling and walking path. Initial plans called for ...

West Ashley Greenway

10.5 miles
A favorite of local mountain bikers, the West Ashley Greenway takes you on a 10.5-mile (one way) ride from suburban Charleston west to the scenic Lowcountry wetlands that surround this charming city. From its trailhead behind the South Windermere ...