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Battery Warren Interpretive Trail is a 0.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Jamestown, South Carolina that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 0.9 miles Elevation Gain: 22 feet Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly

hiking

walking

forest

river

views

bugs

muddy

historic site

Culminating in a high bluff of the Santee River, the Battery Warren Trail traverses mixed hardwood-pine forests dotted with dogwoods and leads visitors on a trip back in time to the era of the Civil War. The trail highlights Battery Warren, a Civil War earthen fort meant to blockade Union forces from moving up the Santee River. The name comes from Colonel Samuel Warren, a local Revolutionary War hero and previous owner of the land where the battery was built. The embankments of the old fort are still visible today. More info can be found at https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/scnfs/recarea/?recid=47383

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