Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests invite you to explore the state’s fantastic diversity of natural landscapes, spanning over 6.2 million acres. With activities ranging from camping and mountain biking to hunting and fishing, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Take a drive along the winding Oscar Wigington Scenic Byway to enjoy stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. At 20 miles long, the Byway is home to one of the most spectacular overlooks in the South Carolina Upstate.
Today it serves as a habitat for an array of wildlife, but the I’on Swamp Interpretive Trail in the Frances Marian Forest also allows its visitors to step back in time as they trek through the remnants of a 200-year-old rice plantation.
Known as one of the best national forest campgrounds in the Southern Appalachians, Cherry Hill campground offers affordable tent camping with convenient, modern amenities such as private bathroom and shower facilities.
The Fork Area Trail System has become one of the most popular mountain biking destinations in the Southeast. Six unique trail loops, built specifically for mountain biking, cater to both newbies and experienced riders alike.
Search below to find out more about all that South Carolina has to offer. From all-inclusive itineraries to tips on how to navigate your way through the state, we have all of the information you need to make your next trip to the Palmetto State an unforgettable adventure.