- 112 miles (180 km)
- 3 hours to drive the Byway.
The Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway forges its way into rugged territory where the Blue Ridge Mountains make their presence known throughout the area. And, there is no end to the outdoor activities in store for the adventurous at heart.
The Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway offers a thrilling ride with lots to do along a backdrop of alpine beauty and historic significance. Swerving past mountains and waterfalls, this scenic drive follows Route 11 in South Carolina from Fair Play to Gaffney.
Explorers are headed for an explosion of fun when they arrive at the numerous parks en route - Natahala and Sumter National Forests, Table Rock State Park, and King's Mountain National Military Park, among others. There's all sorts of activities here including hiking, swimming, whitewater rafting, mountaineering, camping, and observing/photographing nature. You name it, they've got it. There's even history hunting!