- Oconee Passage
- Blue Ridge Electric Co-Op Passage (Jocassee Gorges)
- Roundtop Mountain
- Middle Saluda Passage
- Saluda Mountains Passage
- Poinsett Reservoir Passage
- Blue Wall Passage
- Peach Country Passage
- USC Upstate Passage
- Hub City Connector
- Croft Passage
- Glenn Springs Passage
- Blackstock Battlefield Passage
- Enoree Passage
- Lynch’s Woods Passage
- Peak to Prosperity Passage
- Capital City Passage
- Fort Jackson Passage
- Wateree Passage
- High Hills of Santee Passage
- Lake Marion Passage
- Santee Passage
- Eutaw Springs Passage
- Lake Moultrie Passage
- Swamp Fox Passage
- Awendaw Passage
Walhalla has been named the newest Upstate Terminus of the Palmetto Trail. To learn more about this exciting new...
Blue Ridge Electric Co-Op Passage (Jocassee Gorges)
Blue Ridge Electric Co-Op Passage winds through remote and rugged areas, and rewards hikers with an abundance of native flowers and wildlife, mountaintop vistas, waterfalls, and an impressive boulder field....
The passage adds a 6.1-mile forested footpath and creates opportunities for circular hikes in the Jocassee Gorges wilderness in Pickens County. Roundtop Mountain Passage is located between the Foothills Trail and...
Middle Saluda Passage
Middle Saluda Passage is resplendent with waterfalls, dramatic (and challenging) elevation changes, and diverse ecosystems. The passage (marked with Palmetto Trail signs) connects about 14 miles of existing trails (with...
Saluda Mountains Passage
Saluda Mountains Passage runs along the ridge defining the northern perimeter of the Poinsett Watershed and the border between the Carolinas. The 19,000-acre watershed is a pristine wilderness area with...
Poinsett Reservoir Passage
Poinsett Reservoir Passage travels the mountain ridges along the northern boundary of Poinsett Watershed. This pristine watershed of 19,000 acres contains the headwaters feeding Poinsett Reservoir of the Greenville Water...
Blue Wall Passage
The Blue Wall Passage crosses pristine natural areas managed by The Nature Conservancy and home to more than 100 species of birds. Wildlife, scenery, and a 30-foot cascading waterfall on...
Peach Country Passage
Notice: Howard Gap Rd. at the intersection of Windmill Rd. and N Howard Street has been closed and the street sign removed. The Peach Country Passage still...
USC Upstate Passage
Notice: This Passage is currently CLOSED. We will update once the Passage is re-opened in the future.This 1.3-mile passage of the Palmetto Trail begins on the campus of...
Hub City Connector
The Hub City Connector is about nine Trail miles of greenways, bicycle lanes, and safe, signed sidewalks through the city of Spartanburg. The connector travels along the city's Mary Black...
Croft Passage is a roller coaster for hikers, cyclists, and equestrians (watch signs for designated areas) through historic Croft State Park. Near the southern trailhead, the 65-foot “Advance America” Bridge—the...
Glenn Springs Passage
Notice: The Glenn Springs Passage will be temporarily closed due to logging. We will update once it is reopened.Rolling farmlands, mature forests, and the historic town of Glenn...
Blackstock Battlefield Passage
Blackstock Battlefield Passage offers four miles of nature trails, camping, and first-rate mountain biking along a remote section of the Tyger River where Revolutionary War patriots defeated the British. On...
NOTICE: The bridge over the Enoree River, Jones Bridge, is being replaced. SR 98 (Barrel Stave Rd.) off of Hwy. 56 and SR22 (Jones Ford Rd.) from Cross...
Lynch’s Woods Passage
Lynch’s Woods Park is a well-kept secret tucked behind a strip of businesses off Hwy 76 on the south side of the charming city of Newberry. Created by the 1930s...
Peak to Prosperity Passage
The Peak to Prosperity Passage proceeds west from the Alston trailhead in Fairfield County across the impressive Broad River trestle. The view from the 1,100-foot-long bridge is spectacular, especially when...
Capital City Passage
Capital City Passage, the first urban passage on the Palmetto Trail, features South Carolina's largest city and seat of state government. The passage follows city sidewalks through beautiful neighborhoods, past city parks...
Fort Jackson Passage
NOTICE: The Fort Jackson Passage is partially closed between mile marker 5-7 due to heavy equipment in the area for forest management practices. Individuals are still free to...
The Wateree Passage begins in Poinsett State Park and runs to the Wateree River, crossing through Manchester State Forest and traveling along the remnants of the old SC Railroad through...
High Hills of Santee Passage
NOTICE: The area between mile 6 and 7 has been clear cut, so reroute by taking a right on Center Trail Rd. just past mile 6 and hike to Poinsett...
Lake Marion Passage
Lake Marion before mile marker 22, the Elliot Millpond road, is washed out so please proceed through there at your own risk or take the road detour (take...
Due to construction for I95 and logging of one of the offroad sections from mile marker 7.5 to 11 on the map please follow this route...
Eutaw Springs Passage
Eutaw Springs Passage pushes through a varied terrain of grassy pastures and shady dirt roads, past the site of the Revolutionary War Battle of Eutaw Springs, and through tiny downtown...
Lake Moultrie Passage
NOTICE: The two hand pump wells at the primitive campsites inside the East and North Dikes of Lake Moultrie have been removed, as well as, at the Sandy...
Swamp Fox Passage
Temporary Reroute for Cane Gully (directions are posted on trail):
From Mile Marker 38 turn left (west) onto Forest Service Road 133 (labeled FS 133). Travel for...
Awendaw Passage is the coastal terminus of the mountains-to-sea Palmetto Trail. The Trail’s namesake trees greet users at the Buck Hall Recreation Area trailhead. Starting at the Intracoastal Waterway, the...