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Wine Turkey Creek Biking/Hiking Trail

Contact Info
Francis Marion and Sumter National Forest
820 Buncombe Street
Edgefield, SC 29824

Phone:
803-637-5396
Basics
Length:
12 miles
Difficulty:
Easy,
Intermediate
Time:
4.5 to 5.5 hours
Season:
Year Round

Description

This biking/hiking trail winds through the southeastern-central part of the Long Cane Ranger District.

This 12-mile linear trail follows Wine and Turkey Creeks. The northern portion of the trail begins at the paved parking lot on Highway 283 and travels southwest for 5 miles to Key Bridge and is often called the Wine Creek portion of the trail. The trail continues on from Key Bridge for 7 miles to end on FS 617A. This portion of the trail is usually called the Turkey Creek portion of the trail.

Numerous access points give you a choice of various lengths and durations of your visit. Wine Creek is about 10 feet wide and has rocky bottoms. Its pools are similar to those of more mountainous areas. By contrast, Turkey Creek is slow moving and wider. With occasional departures to climb ridges, this trail generally follows the fi rst fl at area above the water. Try your luck at fi shing in Wine and Turkey Creeks.

Details

Length:
12 miles
Difficulty:
Easy
Intermediate
Time:
4.5 to 5.5 hours
Season:
Year Round
Additional Details:

Nearby points of interest include the towns of Edgefi eld (home of 10 governors) and McCormick, Lick Fork Lake Recreation Area, Beaverdam Rifle Range, and Hamilton Branch State Park.

Camping: Visitors need a permit to camp in the general forest area.

Safety: Avoid trail use during the first 2 weeks of hunting season. Wear blaze organge the entire hunting season

Site Amenities: Paved parking lot at Highway 283.

Map + Directions


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