Best trails in Francis Marion National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Francis Marion National Forest, South Carolina? AllTrails has 12 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 7 easy trails in Francis Marion National Forest ranging from 0.9 to 26.8 miles and from 13 to 88 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Palmetto Trail: Awendaw Passage
Francis Marion National Forest
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 3 h 23 m
Awendaw Passage is the final leg of the Palmetto Trail, South Carolina's mountains-to-sea trail.Show more
#2 - Palmetto Trail Swamp Fox Passage
Francis Marion National Forest
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Length: 46.3 mi • Est. Multi-day
Palmetto Trail Swamp Fox Passage is a 46.3 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Bonneau, South Carolina that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#3 - I'on Swamp Interpretive Trail
Francis Marion National Forest
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 46 m
A fascinating walk through a wetland world, this historic, self-guided, interpretive trail traverses embankments built as far back as the 1700s. The embankments and ditches were built to create a patcShow more
#4 - Palmetto Trail Lake Moultrie Passage
Francis Marion National Forest
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Length: 26.8 mi • Est. 10 h 57 m
Palmetto Trail Lake Moultrie Passage is a 26.8 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Bonneau, South Carolina that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offShow more
#5 - Palmetto Trail Swamp Fox Passage
Francis Marion National Forest
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Length: 45.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
Palmetto Trail Swamp Fox Passage is a 45.9 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Bonneau, South Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trailShow more
#6 - South Tibwin Loop Trail
Francis Marion National Forest
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 57 m
South Tibwin Loop Trail is a 2.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Mc Clellanville, South Carolina that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activitShow more
#7 - Carolina Bay Hike Along Palmetto Trail Swamp Fox Passage
Francis Marion National Forest
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 4 h 32 m
Carolina Bay Hike Along Palmetto Trail Swamp Fox Passage is a 11.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Awendaw, South Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is good fShow more
#8 - Jerico Horse Trail
Francis Marion National Forest
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Length: 18 mi • Est. 7 h 20 m
Jerico Horse Trail is a 18 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Cordesville, South Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activShow more
#9 - Nebo Nature Trail
Francis Marion National Forest
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 41 m
Nebo Nature Trail is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Awendaw, South Carolina that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optioShow more
#10 - Sewee Shell Ring Interpretive Trail
Francis Marion National Forest
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 25 m
Sewee Shell Ring Interpretive Trail is a 1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Awendaw, South Carolina that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number Show more
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