Buncombe Horse Trail

The 4th most popular equestrian trail in South Carolina.

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Located halfway between Spartanburg and Columbia, the Buncombe Trail is a 31.5 mile horseback riding loop. This white blazed trail winds through forested hills and valley terrain with several stream crossings. Points of interest include old cemeteries, wagon roads, and plantation sites. Opportunities also exist to view various wildlife species and abundant plant life. With interconnecting loops, routes of various lengths can be formed.

From SC66 (3.5 miles east of I-26), turn south on Forest Service Road 358. Left side of road is trail-head parking. Brick House Campground is 0.3 mile farther south.

Overall, Buncombe Horse Trail is the 4th most popular horse trail of all 11 horseback rides in South Carolina. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Buncombe Horse Trail including Rocky Gap Horse Trail, Long Cane Horse Trail, Whetstone Horse Camp and Willis Knob Horse Trail.

Buncombe Horse Trail Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  Sumter National Forest (803) 276-4810; South Carolina Tourism (803) 734-1700; SC Horse Council (803) 356-4535.

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  NFS Brick House CG

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

GPS:  34.4536, -81.7038

Date Published:  12/27/2015

Date Updated:  8/16/2016

ID:  13916

Buncombe Horse Trail Horseback Riding Map


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