Issaqueena Lake and Dam Trail
The trails in Issaqueena Forest, Clemson University's experimental forest, cover more than 50 miles and are used by bikers, hikers and equestrian riders. Location: Old Six Mile Rd., Clemson
South Carolina Botanical Gardens
The 294-acre garden provides hiking, walking/jogging and nature trails totaling 3.4 miles. Most trails are generally level, but some include hills. Location: 150 Discover Lane,
Table Rock State Park
Boasts several trails: the 80-mile Foothills Trail passes through Table rock; Pinnacle Mountain Trail, a strenuous 3.3 mile (one way); Ridge Trail is a rugged trail connecting Pinnacle Mountain and Table Rock Trails; Mill Creek Pass connects the Pinnacle Mountain Trail and Ridge Trail; the Carrick Creek Loop Trail is a moderate 1.8 mile loop.
Location: 158 E. Ellison Lane, Pickens 864.878.9813
The Foothills Trail
The entire 80 mile trail includes the 1.2 mile Foothills Access Trail in Oconee State Park and the first 28 miles is designated a National Recreation Trail.
Cherokee Interpretive Trail
This is an easy quarter mile loop. The history of the Upper Cherokee Indians is re-created in the park museum and four outdoor kiosks. Location: Keowee-Toxaway State Natural Area, Sunset