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Firetower, Kanuga and Brissy Ridge Loop is a 3.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Greenville, South Carolina that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 3.3 mi Elevation gain 524 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Mountain biking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Running

Forest

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Hilary Johnson
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Hiking

A perfect start to the day. A short hike with not a lot of hills, but lovely trails.

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Kirsten Morgan
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Hiking

Ehh. It’s an okay trail. Not one I would do again simply because there are so many great trails nearby with better views and more challenging terrain.

Josh Williams
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Joshua Morowitz
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Hiking

This is a nice hike, fairly easy. This may be seasonal, but the section on Kanuga gives nice views to the North. There is not much to see at the firetower site except the foundation of the old caretakers house. There were lots of families out on this trail on this beautiful day.

Ellen Kennedy
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Hiking

Quick, easy trail. Path easy to follow, no overgrowth. Mountain biking on Sundays so be careful of others on trail. Not difficult.

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Kent McCraw
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Mountain biking

Starts out on a fire break road. Rocky by fast. Kanuga is fun. Kunuga downhill to North Lake is a challenge. Brissy Ridge is tough and technical.

Tyler A
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Hiking

Nice, easy hike. Once again enjoyed this park with my two year old on my back. He liked exploring around the old fire tower structure. I recorded this to be 4.4 miles when using "Map My Run", but I did start and end at the additional parking lot, and used the connector trail.

Silvia Parola
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Easy, nothing special because you’re always in the woods and there’s no “view” to enjoy

Lori Dyar
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Hiking

Nice easy hike. No view just a circle but food for trail running and exercise

William Howland
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I couldn't see a way to combine these trails that made sense and it looked like it would definitely be longer than 3 1/2 miles. Brissy Ridge loop was a very nice hike, but is at least a moderate difficulty level.

Allyson Vaughan
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Hiking

Hard, not easy. There’s some steepness that creeps up on you.

Kirsten Alwerdt
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Hiking

Nice peaceful walk through the woods.

Brady Bauer
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Hiking

Not so much to see but a decent hike. Fire tower is pretty cool and there's a nice view on Brissy. For reference I give Table Rock a 5 star.

Britton Zimmerman
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a good Sunday get out of the house trail

Jim Hoeferlin
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Nice loop. Can hike fast and get a nice workout. Pitch is just right.

Emily Cox
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It was easier than expected!

carol guinn
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Hiking

not much to the trail

Ken Pauli
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Be aware. This trail may be "easy" but to get to it, you must go on a more difficult trail. Not really much to see. Just the fireplace remains from an old house with a history marker and short write-up.

carol guinn
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Was expecting to see a tower. what you see is the remains of a burnt building structure. Super easy trail, but you do have to hike other trails to get to the fire tower trail.

Michael Crocker
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Hiking

The actual Firetower Trail itself is only .4 miles one way (per Park Trails map). However, since it is only accessible from the Sulphur Springs trail, you have to hike 1.4 miles on the Sulphur Springs trail to get to the Firetower Trail. The total hike to the Firetower at the end of the trail is 1.95 miles (per my GPS), for a 3.9 mile round-trip hike. Typical trail, nice shady canopy the entire way, but little-to-no scenery.

Joseph Blalock
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Hiking

easy trail. up and back 3 miles. cool historical marker at old fire tower.

Bradley Blevins
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Fairly easy trail that has little elevation change. Dogs welcome and very well groomed for bike riding. Several great scenic views and a historic landmark of an old 1940's fire tower..

Maddy Rogers
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Jason Greer
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Julie C.
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Jeff Richards
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Jeff Richards
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Leonardo Sanchez
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Don Ross
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Hugo Alvarez
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