The Palmetto Trail, a gift to South Carolina to encourage and inspire active, outdoor recreation, land conservation, and preservation of historical and cultural landmarks.
I've hiked from Awendaw to Columbia, learned a lot, and met some interesting characters. I've done all the open passages in the Upcountry and hope to do all the remaining sections.
- Anne Springs Close
Founding Director, Palmetto Conservation


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One of my life's greatest joys has been the chance to hike often on the Palmetto Trail. Each Trail experience with friends and family is filled with adventure and memories that will last a lifetime.
- Natalie Britt
Palmetto Conservation Executive Director


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