The Best Hiking Trails in South Carolina

Most Popular South Carolina Hiking Trails

We've ranked the best places to hike in South Carolina using our unique hiking trail popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a trail, the number of people who have hiked or wish they could hike at that hiking trail. Sign up for a free account and vote for your favorite hiking trails by submitting a trail review or creating a hiking wishlist today!

New! Find the best hiking trails by city:
Wedgefield (5), Columbia (4), Charleston (3), Mountain Rest (3), Greenville (3), Clarks Hill (3)

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. Cheraw State ParkCheraw, South Carolina
2. Sesquicentennial State ParkColumbia, South Carolina
3. Huntington Beach State ParkMurrells Inlet, South Carolina
4. Santee State ParkSantee, South Carolina
5. Santee Cooper WMA Nature TrailEutawville, South Carolina
6. Scout Trail, Poinsett State ParkWedgefield, South Carolina
7. Equestrian Trail, Poinsett State ParkWedgefield, South Carolina
8. Loop Road Trail, Lee State Natural AreaBishopville, South Carolina
9. Palmetto Trail - High Hills of Santee PassageSumter, South Carolina
10. Equestrian Trail, Lee State Natural AreaBishopville, South Carolina
11. Laurel Group Trail, Poinsett State ParkWedgefield, South Carolina
12. Caesars Head State ParkCleveland, South Carolina
13. Issaqueena Falls "Waterfall" (South Carolina)Walhalla, South Carolina
14. Whitewater Falls, "Waterfalls" (South Carolina)Salem, South Carolina
15. Reedy Falls "Waterfall" (South Carolina)Greenville, South Carolina
16. Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife RefugeMcBee, South Carolina
17. Ellicott Rock Wilderness/Spoonauger Falls side trailMountain Rest, South Carolina
18. Baker CreekMcCormick, South Carolina
19. Buncombe - Brickhouse Recreation AreaWhitmire, South Carolina
20. Savannah National Wildlife Refuge (South Carolina)Hardeeville, South Carolina
21. Swamp Fox PassageCharleston, South Carolina
22. James Island County ParkCharleston, South Carolina
23. Wateree Passage Of The Palmetto TrailPinewood, South Carolina
24. Aiken State ParkWindsor, South Carolina
25. Landsford Canal State ParkCatawba, South Carolina
26. Woods Bay State Natural AreaOlanta, South Carolina
27. N.R. Goodale State ParkCamden, South Carolina
28. Sandy Beach Spur TrailRussellville, South Carolina
29. Paris Mountain State ParkGreenville, South Carolina
30. Table Rock State ParkPickens, South Carolina
31. Forks Area Trail System (FATS)Clarks Hill, South Carolina
32. Harbison State ForestColumbia, South Carolina
33. Turkey CreekPlum Branch, South Carolina
34. Edisto Beach State ParkEdisto Island, South Carolina
35. Charles Towne Landing State Historic SiteCharleston, South Carolina
36. Lick Fork (Horn Creek)North Augusta, South Carolina
37. Wine CreekPlum Branch, South Carolina
38. Dreher Island State ParkProsperity, South Carolina
39. River walkRock Hill, South Carolina
40. Long Cane Horse TrailGreenwood, South Carolina
41. Ninety Six National Historic SiteNinety Six, South Carolina
42. Issaqueena LakeClemson, South Carolina
43. Marrington TrailGoose Creek, South Carolina
44. Croft PassageSpartanburg, South Carolina
45. Oconee Station State Historic SiteWalhalla, South Carolina
46. Parson's Mtn. Recreation Area TrailsAbbeville, South Carolina
47. Hunting Island TrailBeaufort, South Carolina
48. Hickory Knob State ParkMccormick, South Carolina
49. North Augusta GreenewayNorth Augusta, South Carolina
50. Kings Mountain National Military ParkBlacksburg, South Carolina
51. Andrew Jackson State ParkLancaster, South Carolina
52. Myrtle Beach State ParkMyrtle Beach, South Carolina
53. Lynches WoodsNewberry, South Carolina
54. Calhoun Falls State ParkCalhoun Falls, South Carolina
55. Colonial Dorchester State Historic SiteSummerville, South Carolina
56. Indian Mound Trail - Coastal Carolina Biking Edisto Island, South Carolina
57. Modoc (Stevens Creek Trail)Modoc, South Carolina
58. Killer Three LoopSumter, South Carolina
59. Southside ParkSpartanburg, South Carolina
60. Sadler's CreekAnderson, South Carolina
61. Boyd PondBeech Island, South Carolina
62. Charles Pinckney National Historic SiteSullivans Island, South Carolina
63. Cowpens National BattlefieldChesnee, South Carolina
64. Hampton Plantation State Historic SiteMcClellanville, South Carolina
65. Hunting Island State ParkHunting Island, South Carolina
66. Keowee-Toxaway State ParkSunset, South Carolina
67. Oconee State ParkMountain Rest, South Carolina
68. Oconee State Park (Sumter National Forest)Mountain Rest, South Carolina
69. Horry County Bike Run ParkMyrtle Beach, South Carolina
70. J. Strom Thurmond LakeClarks Hill, South Carolina
71. Wambaw Cycle Trail - Coastal Carolina BikingMcClellanville, South Carolina
72. Barnwell State ParkBlackville, South Carolina
73. Chester State ParkChester, South Carolina
74. Givhans Ferry State ParkRidgeville, South Carolina
75. Hickory Knob State Resort ParkMcCormick, South Carolina
76. Lake Greenwood State ParkNinety Six, South Carolina
77. Lake Hartwell State ParkFair Play, South Carolina
78. Lake Warren State ParkHampton, South Carolina
79. Lake Wateree State ParkWinnsboro, South Carolina
80. Little Pee Dee State ParkDillon, South Carolina
81. Rivers Bridge State Historic SiteEhrhardt, South Carolina
82. Rose Hill Plantation State Historic SiteUnion, South Carolina
83. The KnotWedgefield, South Carolina
84. Lake Conestee Nature ParkGreenville, South Carolina
85. Double Fork Tree / Hunting ArrowCentral, South Carolina
86. Palmetto Bay TrailsHilton Head Island, South Carolina
87. A-10Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
88. The KnotWedgefield, South Carolina
89. Saluda Shoals ParkColumbia, South Carolina
90. Horse Pasture / BootlegSunset, South Carolina
91. Baxter TrailsFort Mill, South Carolina
92. Jorge F. Arango TrailMarietta, South Carolina
93. WhippoorwillPinewood, South Carolina
94. Palmetto Trail - Poinsett Reservoir PassageLandrum, South Carolina
95. Palmetto Trail - Capitol City PassageColumbia, South Carolina
96. Beaver RunMccormick, South Carolina
97. Deep Step LoopClarks Hill, South Carolina
98. Palmetto Trail - Enoree PassageWhitmire, South Carolina
99. Palmetto Trail - Blue Wall PassageLandrum, South Carolina
100. Santee Cooper WMA Spur TrailEutaw Springs, South Carolina

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