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Beautiful waterfall! There are two trails from parking. The trail is behind the sign post of Sumter Forest near Burrells Ford Road. It would take about .7 mile. Another trail is past the gate on the parking and go down the gravel road until you see the campground on right. Stay LEFT on the road and before you see the wood bridge, you will see the sign says King Creek Falls arrow/trail on the left side. Go there and it would take about .9 mile.

If you want to visit Spoonauger Falls, do NOT park on this parking! It would take 1.2 miles along Chattoogue River and need to go across Burrells Ford Rd. So just drive past the parking and go down. When you see the bridge, look for the sign post of Sumter Forest on right and park there on the side of the road (BEFORE the bridge). Follow the trail and it would take less than 1/2 mile.

It was amazing out there.

Beautiful waterfall, & great scenery on the way up. First half is easy second half is uphill with steps, short but strenuous hike.

First half of the trail Is easy second half is strenuous, take the trail to the left to get to the waterfall, careful the rocks are slippery!

Great hike on 2/19/17. Parked at Russells bridge lot on 28 at the SC/GA line, hiked 3.5 miles before encountering our first person (backpack camper), then some father/son campers near the falls. Great day and weather. Was a total of 9 miles in and out. I'll be back to see that beautiful Chatooga on this hike.

on Battlefield Trail

3 days ago

only did two miles. I'll update my review once I hike it through

walking
3 days ago

Good afternoon hike.

Not very strenuous but good for running

Was a pretty decent hike.

Not bad, not one of the best but ok for a new place to try.

mountain biking
4 days ago

Great trails. Tight turns and frequent short climbs make for challenging your coordination, balance and stamina. Can't wait for another weekend to explore more trails.

Rainbow Trail--great workout! Beautiful