Hiking, Cycling & Trails

Trails abound on national and state public lands. Most are accessible by both hikers and mountain bikers. Kayaking, canoeing, or standup paddle boarding are great methods to explore miles of waterways in McCormick County.

Forks Area Trail System

Forks Area Trail System (FATS) is 18.7 miles of heavily trafficked loop trail located near Clarks Hill, South Carolina that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is used for hiking, running, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round.

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Modoc / Stevens Creek Trail

Located in the southeastern part of the Long Cane Ranger District. Visitors enjoy the option of riding or hiking the 5.5-mile Modoc Trail, the 12-mile Turkey/Wine Trail, or exploring them both on the same day. This linear trail provides beautiful views of the Stevens Creek area corridor.

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Little River Blue Way

Within the two state parks are twenty-one miles of single-track mountain biking trails built by the Southern Off-Road Bicycling Association (SORBA). These are excellent trails suitable for hiking and biking. Check out the website for the multiple trail offerings.

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Savannah Valley Railroad Trail

11 miles of the proposed 35-mile trail have been cleared by local volunteers. There are also countless miles of unimproved US Forest Service Roads throughout the region for exploring.

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