Salt Trough Ford is a 9.5 mile point-to-point trail located near Mountain Rest, SC and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
River Fishing, Waterfalls, Rolling Hills The Chattooga River Trail is a forty mile route that borders the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia and follows the banks of the Chattoga National Wild And Scenic River from Burrell's Ford to US 76. This hike to Salt Trough Ford is a moderate route that follows the river southbound from the Burrell's Ford Parking Area and intersects with the Bartram Trail at Lick Log Creek. The route then follows the Foothills Trail to a small parking area on SC 107. There are some nice campsites along the river, particularly in the Salt Trough Ford and Lick Log Creek areas. (Note: The Chattooga River and Foothills Trails intersects with the Bartram Trail at Lick Log Creek.) This hike follows the Chattooga River/Foothills Trail downstream past King Creek Falls and along the river for 8.1 miles. Here the route breaks from the Chattooga River Trail and folllows the Foothills Trail (white blazes) and Bartram Trail (silver diamonds) up to Cheohee Road at SC 107.