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Scout Loop (Orange Blaze)

Intermediate
 4.7 (3)

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


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Map Key

1.9

Miles

3.1

KM

Doubletrack

265' 81 m

High

158' 48 m

Low

120' 37 m

Up

98' 30 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

10%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Unknown

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.

Contacts

Local Club: SORBA - Midlands

Land Manager: Poinsett State Park

Shared By:

timothy fishburne

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  4.7 from 3 votes

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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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