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 (4), Columbia (4), Clarks Hill (3), Greenville (3), Mountain Rest (3), Charleston (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. Aiken State ParkWindsor, South Carolina
18. Ellicott Rock Wilderness/Spoonauger Falls side trailMountain Rest, South Carolina
19. Baker CreekMcCormick, South Carolina
20. Buncombe - Brickhouse Recreation AreaWhitmire, South Carolina
21. Savannah National Wildlife Refuge (South Carolina)Hardeeville, South Carolina
22. Swamp Fox PassageCharleston, South Carolina
23. James Island County ParkCharleston, South Carolina
24. Wateree Passage Of The Palmetto TrailPinewood, 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. Ninety Six National Historic SiteNinety Six, South Carolina
34. Turkey CreekPlum Branch, South Carolina
35. Dreher Island State ParkProsperity, South Carolina
36. Edisto Beach State ParkEdisto Island, South Carolina
37. Charles Towne Landing State Historic SiteCharleston, South Carolina
38. Lick Fork (Horn Creek)North Augusta, South Carolina
39. Wine CreekPlum Branch, South Carolina
40. North Augusta GreenewayNorth Augusta, South Carolina
41. River walkRock Hill, South Carolina
42. Long Cane Horse TrailGreenwood, South Carolina
43. Calhoun Falls State ParkCalhoun Falls, South Carolina
44. Issaqueena LakeClemson, South Carolina
45. Marrington TrailGoose Creek, South Carolina
46. Croft PassageSpartanburg, South Carolina
47. Oconee Station State Historic SiteWalhalla, South Carolina
48. Parson's Mtn. Recreation Area TrailsAbbeville, South Carolina
49. Hunting Island TrailBeaufort, South Carolina
50. Hickory Knob State ParkMccormick, South Carolina
51. Kings Mountain National Military ParkBlacksburg, South Carolina
52. Andrew Jackson State ParkLancaster, South Carolina
53. Myrtle Beach State ParkMyrtle Beach, South Carolina
54. Lynches WoodsNewberry, South Carolina
55. Colonial Dorchester State Historic SiteSummerville, South Carolina
56. Hickory Knob State Resort ParkMcCormick, South Carolina
57. Rose Hill Plantation State Historic SiteUnion, South Carolina
58. West Columbia RiverwalkWest Columbia, South Carolina
59. Peachtree Rock PreserveLexington, South Carolina
60. Riverfront Park TrailColumbia, South Carolina
61. Timmerman TrailCayce, South Carolina
62. Lynch's Woods Park TrailNewberry, South Carolina
63. Battlefield TrailClinton, South Carolina
64. Henderson Heritage PreserveAiken, South Carolina
65. Indian Mound Trail - Coastal Carolina Biking Edisto Island, South Carolina
66. Modoc (Stevens Creek Trail)Modoc, South Carolina
67. Killer Three LoopSumter, South Carolina
68. Southside ParkSpartanburg, South Carolina
69. Sadler's CreekAnderson, South Carolina
70. Boyd PondBeech Island, South Carolina
71. Charles Pinckney National Historic SiteSullivans Island, South Carolina
72. Cowpens National BattlefieldChesnee, South Carolina
73. Hampton Plantation State Historic SiteMcClellanville, South Carolina
74. Hunting Island State ParkHunting Island, South Carolina
75. Keowee-Toxaway State ParkSunset, South Carolina
76. Oconee State ParkMountain Rest, South Carolina
77. Oconee State Park (Sumter National Forest)Mountain Rest, South Carolina
78. Horry County Bike Run ParkMyrtle Beach, South Carolina
79. Palmetto Trail - Poinsett Reservoir PassageLandrum, South Carolina
80. Palmetto Trail - Capitol City PassageColumbia, South Carolina
81. Beaver RunMccormick, South Carolina
82. Deep Step LoopClarks Hill, South Carolina
83. J. Strom Thurmond LakeClarks Hill, South Carolina
84. Wambaw Cycle Trail - Coastal Carolina BikingMcClellanville, South Carolina
85. Palmetto Trail - Enoree PassageWhitmire, South Carolina
86. Palmetto Trail - Blue Wall PassageLandrum, South Carolina
87. Barnwell State ParkBlackville, South Carolina
88. Chester State ParkChester, South Carolina
89. Givhans Ferry State ParkRidgeville, South Carolina
90. Lake Greenwood State ParkNinety Six, South Carolina
91. Lake Hartwell State ParkFair Play, South Carolina
92. Lake Warren State ParkHampton, South Carolina
93. Lake Wateree State ParkWinnsboro, South Carolina
94. Little Pee Dee State ParkDillon, South Carolina
95. Rivers Bridge State Historic SiteEhrhardt, South Carolina
96. The KnotWedgefield, South Carolina
97. Lake Conestee Nature ParkGreenville, South Carolina
98. Double Fork Tree / Hunting ArrowCentral, South Carolina
99. Palmetto Bay TrailsHilton Head Island, South Carolina
100. A-10Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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