112 Andrew Pickens Circle
Mountain Rest, SC 29664
- 0.3 mile
- 30 mins
- Year Round
From the sign at the parking area, descend on this moderately steep .3-mile trail to reach the gentle rapids of the scenic Chattooga River. Walk across several footbridges over cool mountain streams amid hardwood, pine, and hemlock interspersed with rhododendron and fern. Watch for deer, snakes, and other wildlife.
Camping: Primitive camping is allowed, but campsites must be greater than 50 feet from streams and trails, and greater than ¼ mile from roads.
Safety: This is an isolated area, so remember to take water and first aid supplies.
Surface type: gravel