Hiking The Cedar Springs Trail

The 8th most popular hiking trail in South Carolina.

Near Edgefield in the Sumter National Forest, the Cedar Springs OHV Trail is a 11-mile, blue-blazed trail consists of a 7-mile northern loop, a 3-mile southern loop, and a 1-mile connector for hikes of various lengths. It offers a variety of plant life and wildlife habitats distinctive to the piedmont and allows riders to view diverse canopies, hardwood stands, and pine plantations. The trail follows old and new logging roads, crosses drains, runs through hardwood bottoms as well as along ridges.

To reach the trailhead from Greenwood, head west on SR72 for 4.3 miles to Beulah Church. Turn left onto gravel road (FS506) for 1.7 miles. Turn right onto FS Road 505 for 0.9 mile to entrance on right.

Overall, Cedar Springs Trail is the 8th most popular hiking trail of all 16 hikes in South Carolina.

Cedar Springs Trail Hiking Map

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Local Contact(s):  Sumter National Forest (803) 637-5396; South Carolina Tourism (803) 734-1700.

Recommended Book:  "50 Hikes In South Carolina" from Johnny Molloy

Best Season:  Apr - Dec

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/scnfs/

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Date Updated:  8/4/2016

ID:  13918

Cedar Springs Trail Hiking Map

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