Hiking The Parsons Mountain OHV Trail

The 11th most popular hiking trail in South Carolina.

Near Edgefield in the Sumter National Forest, the blue-blazed Parsons Mountain OHV Trail is a 12 mile ATV trail through hardwood bottoms and pine plantations. The blue-blazed loop trail begins and ends at the trail head on FS Road 515. A short connection section parallels FS Road 515, allowing the rider to return to the trailhead without completing the entire trail. This narrow trail follows old logging roads across hardwood bottoms, drains and pine plantations. It offers views of a variety of wildlife habitats and their vegetation.

To reach the hiking trailhead from Abbeville, head southwest on SR 72 for approximately 2.0 miles, then turn left onto SR 28 heading south for 5.0 miles. Turn left onto FS-515. The trailhead is 0.3 mile on the right.

Overall, Parsons Mountain OHV Trail is the 11th most popular hiking trail of all 16 hikes in South Carolina.

Parsons Mountain OHV 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:  8/8/2016

ID:  13919

Parsons Mountain OHV Trail Hiking Map

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