Jackson Creek Nature Trail

EASY 8 reviews

Jackson Creek Nature Trail is a 0.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Columbia, South Carolina that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and is primarily used for walking and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 0.5 miles Elevation Gain: 19 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

nature trips





A sign marks the trailhead and tree limbs line the trail to guide you through a lowland area and onto a wooded hillside. When you reach the bridge above the waterfall, you can cross and return the way you came.

6 months ago

Short loop off of the Sandhills Trail near the dam area. Trail is not marked; easiest way to find it is to look for the large information sign downhill from the Sandhills Trail just west of the dam. Interesting interpretive signs tell about common flora and fauna of the midlands. Overall, a nice add-on if you are hiking the Sandhills Trail.

6 months ago

Less crowded trail. Some areas are not well marked but it’s well traveled so it was easy to stay on course. We enjoyed the informational signs.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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