Best trails in Aiken

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Looking for a great trail near Aiken, South Carolina? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, walking trails, views 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Aiken State Park or Barnwell State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Phinizy Swamp Nature Park or Hitchcock Woods. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in Aiken ranging from 0.9 to 2.1 miles and from 360 to 501 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Aiken
Top trails (6)
#1 - Devil's Backbone Loop
Hitchcock Woods
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
Devil's Backbone Loop is a 3.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Aiken, South Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actiShow more
#2 - Boyd Pond Mountaing Biking Trails
Aiken, South Carolina
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
Boyd Pond is a challenging ride. To get as much mileage as possible on a small piece of land the trail is very tight and twisty, with lots of switchbacks to fold the trail back onto itself almost. PShow more
#3 - Hitchcock Red Cliffs Loop
Hitchcock Woods
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 55 m
Hitchcock Red Cliffs Loop is a 2.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Aiken, South Carolina that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily uShow more
#4 - Henderson Heritage Preserve Loop
Henderson Heritage Preserve
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 46 m
Henderson Heritage Preserve Loop is a 1.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Aiken, South Carolina that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
#5 - Henderson Heritage Upper Trail
Henderson Heritage Preserve
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 36 m
Henderson Heritage Upper Trail is a 1.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Aiken, South Carolina that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#6 - Henderson Heritage Lower Trail
Henderson Heritage Preserve
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 24 m
Henderson Heritage Lower Trail is a 0.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Aiken, South Carolina that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primShow more