South Carolina Map

Thrifts Ferry Trail

Contact Info
Francis Marion and Sumter National Forest
112 Andrew Pickens Circle
Mountain Rest, SC 29664

Phone:
864-638-9568
Basics
Length:
4 miles
Difficulty:
Easy
Time:
1 - 2 hours
Season:
Year Round

Description

Follow this .4-mile peaceful, remote trail to scenic flat shoals on the Chattooga River. Descend into a cool, pine hemlock and hardwood forest as you wind down the gravel trail to the river bank. Watch for birds, deer, snakes, and other wildlife.

Details

Length:
4 miles
Difficulty:
Easy
Time:
1 - 2 hours
Season:
Year Round
Additional Details:

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, first aid supplies, and insect repellent.


Surface type: gravel

Volunteers for trail maintenance are always needed and welcome. Contact the district office.

Map + Directions


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