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Sid's Falls is a 2.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Long Creek, South Carolina that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and fishing and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 2.9 miles Elevation Gain: 337 feet Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly

fishing

hiking

nature trips

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

Note that sometimes the gate to FSR is closed but you can hike in. Follow FSR. Stay right at first clearing. The FSR ends and a narrow, overgrown trail picks up at far end of the second clearing. VERY steep as you approach falls (it's short but it's steep -- bring poles or take it slow). In full summer, trail may be hard to follow - bring a GPS or download the map before you go.

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23 minutes ago

Seemed shorter than 2.9 miles and the FS gate was closed. The falls are beautiful

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4 days ago

great walk

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1 month ago

A few things you MUST know before you go: 1. If you are older, have bad balance, are out of shape, you MAY have some serious trouble with the very steep descent into the falls. The final 100 yds are a scramble. 2. Take GPS if you have or at LEAST phone record 3. Best to hike with a friend in case of injury 4. The rocks at the falls are VERY slippery 5. Nearby Sparkle Falls is awaiting through water situation 6. Nearby Maxie Duke Falls is even a steeper scramble than Sids Falls That being said, Sids Falls, themselves are big a beautiful. I will attach a photo with me standing under the falls for perspective. I will visit again in the greenery of summer. Maxie Duke; I'm glad I visited, but it was a one time deal. Here is a quick video of our hike: https://youtu.be/8kZzlJLUUQQ

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