“A two loop trail system with some challenging root sections that run along scenic Steele Creek.”
— Vinnie Connors
Usually closes for 24 hours after rain. Call 803-547-1019 for trail status. Majority of trails are directional, pay attention to signage.
A directional trail system comprised of two short loops featuring a few challenging rooty and rock garden sections, with excellent flow, and some scenic spots alongside Steele Creek.
Need to Know
Mountain bikers must either be members of the Anne Springs Close Greenway or pay the daily use fee of $5 at the trailhead kiosk. This trail has a few narrow bridges and bikers with wide bars may have some clearance issues. Majority of trails are directional, pay attention to signage.
Anne Springs Close Greenway consists of two loops of varied difficulty. There are two trailheads, either the kiosk at the recreation complex or near the kiosk at the Adventure Road
entrance. The majority of the trails are directional, so pay attention to signage.
starts at the complex kiosk, and is 3.1 miles of flowy fun with a few short climbs. About halfway through, Paradise Loop
intersects with the Tunnel Trail
that's 1 mile long and meets up with Mill Pond
(1.4 miles) after traveling under 460. Make a left onto Mill Pond
which connects to Prairie Loop (3.1 miles) at gravity cavity. Turn left onto Prairie Loop and travel 3 miles with scenic views of the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks and Stumpy Pond.
Make a left at the intersection of Prairie Loop and Mill Pond
to continue onto Mill Pond
and return back to the intersection of it and Tunnel Trail
. Take Tunnel Trail
back to the Paradise Loop
intersection and follow it to Avery Loop
(.3 mile), stay straight back onto Paradise Loop
and travel about a mile back to the start of the trail at the kiosk.