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Scout Loop (Orange Blaze)

Intermediate

Trail

1.9 mile 3.1 kilometer loop
Doubletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 120' 37 m
Descent: -98' -30 m
High: 265' 81 m
Low: 158' 48 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)

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Mostly doubletrack often used by scout groups for hiking. Part of the Palmetto Trail.

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Family Friendly Easy for groups to navigate the doubletrack.

Dogs must be leashed! Don't litter!

Description

The Scout Loop connects the primitive campgrounds and the Overlook shelter to the parking area and Ranger station. Mostly doubletrack, part of the Palmetto Trail uses a segment of the trail. Part of the Scout Loop was used in the Southern Classic MTB series but is now bypassed in favor of the Cowasee Trail.

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ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed

Contacts

Local Club: SORBA - Midlands

Land Manager: Poinsett State Park

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Dec 10, 2018
Stacey Vaughan
2mi
Aug 14, 2016
Rod Vargas
Jun 27, 2015
Whitney Crow
May 28, 2014
Ethan Walter

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Photos

Racing on the Whippoorwill near the campgrounds.
Aug 17, 2014 near Wedgewood, SC
Overlook Shelter.
Aug 4, 2016 near Wedgewood, SC
Midlands SORBA and volunteers benching section of the Cowasee Trail.
Mar 18, 2016 near Wedgewood, SC
Park Office.
Jul 12, 2016 near Wedgewood, SC
Hilltop Shelter
Aug 4, 2016 near Wedgewood, SC

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