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Best trails in Harbison State Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Harbison State Forest, South Carolina? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, trail 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 5 easy trails in Harbison State Forest ranging from 0.9 to 6.2 miles and from 229 to 334 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Firebreak Trail
Harbison State Forest
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
Firebreak Trail is a 4.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Columbia, South Carolina that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options Show more
#2 - Firebreak, Stewardship, Midlands Mountain Loop Trail
Harbison State Forest
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 4 h 15 m
Note: Trails may be closed however some may be accessible from the roads. Please check with the park page for more information.Show more
#3 - Spiderwoman 2 Loop
Harbison State Forest
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
A spur trail off of Midlands Mountain Trail, this trail incorporates views of the Broad River, moderate elevation changes, and a natural rock garden. NOTE: You cannot get to the entry point by vehicleShow more
#4 - Midlands Mountain Trail to Harbison Bluff
Harbison State Forest
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
Midlands Mountain Trail to Harbison Bluff is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Columbia, South Carolina that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail Show more
#5 - Lost Creek Trail
Harbison State Forest
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 31 m
Lost Creek is a single-track mountain biking trail.Show more
#6 - Stewardship Trail
Harbison State Forest
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
NOTE: As of 2/25/2019, users have reported that the trail is closed. Please check the forest's website for more information - https://www.state.sc.us/forest/refharb.htm - or call (803) 896-8897.Show more
#7 - Crooked Pine Trail
Harbison State Forest
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 24 m
The Crooked Pine Trail connects the Education Center with the Midlands Mtn. trail. A short connector trail links this trail to the Firebreak Trail.Show more
#8 - Firebreak Trail, Stewardship Trail, and Midlands Mountain Trail
Harbison State Forest
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
Firebreak Trail, Stewardship Trail, and Midlands Mountain Trail is a 6.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Irmo, South Carolina that features a river and is good for all skill levels. ThShow more
#9 - Eagle Trail
Harbison State Forest
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 28 m
A loop trail with cut-through in the middle and two spurs at each end. Trail features several wide open areas as well as the draw of tree identification. Trees identified include Red Maple, Long LeafShow more