Hiking South Carolina’s Foothills Trail
by Scott Lynch
Although the 76.2-mile Foothills National Recreation Trail begins and ends in South Carolina’s “golden corner” along the Blue Ridge Escarpment, it also traverses two of North Carolina’s most beautiful mountain counties. Along the way it crosses five rivers, passes numerous spectacular waterfalls, and climbs to South Carolina’s highest point.
This slim pocket guide by Scott Lynch has concise thru-hike directions from either end of the trail, detailed maps, major and minor trailheads; the best day hikes and overnights; campsites, water sources, and GPS coordinates. All this and more in an easy-to-use reference format that will help you keep your pack small and light.
About the Author
Scott Lynch lives in the South Carolina Upstate where he was born and raised, and where he has been hiking the trails since 1989. Once a professional hiking guide and outfitter, he now writes full time when he’s not out on the trail. His guidebooks include Family Hikes in Upstate South Carolina and Hiking & Mountain Biking DuPont State Forest.