Biking

From paved trails to mountain biking parks, there are so many ways to play on two wheels in Lake Hartwell Country. Grab your bike and feel the wind in your face as you pedal through the South Carolina Mountains.

Mountain Biking and Cycling Trails

Fants Grove Trail System

Mountain Biking

Trail length: 35.6 mile trail system

Moderate/Strenuous

903 Fants Grove Rd, Anderson, SC 29625

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Located in the Clemson Experimental Forest, this network of trails is a favorite among mountain bikers. There are many spots along the way with beautiful views of Lake Hartwell. 

Lake Issaqueena Trail System

Mountain Biking

Trail length: 25 mile trail system

Moderate

109 Wardlaw Lake Rd, Central, SC 29630

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This loop, located in the Clemson Experimental Forest, offers a beautiful forest setting and, at times, runs alongside the shore of Lake Issaqueena.

Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park

Mountain Biking

Trail length: 20 mile trail system

Moderate/Strenuous

Stumphouse Tunnel Rd, Walhalla, SC 29691

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This state-of-the-art bike park is the first of its kind in the upstate. Located in Stumphouse Park in Walhalla, this bike park draws in mountain bike fanatics from across the Southeast.

Biking Trail

Mountain Biking

Trail length: 6 mile loop

Moderate

940 Sadlers Creek Rd, Anderson, SC 29626

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Located in Sadlers Creek State Park in Anderson, South Carolina, this mountain biking trail is excellent for beginners and offers spectacular views of Lake Hartwell.

Doodle Trail

Cycling

Trail length: 7.5 miles

Moderate

Doodle Trail, Pickens, SC 29671

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This rails-to-trails trail is a partnership between the City of Pickens and the City of Easley, connecting the downtowns of the two cities.

SWU Biking Trails

Mountain Biking

Trail length: 6+ miles

Moderate

Clayton St, Central, SC 29630

Located near Southern Wesleyan University in Central, South Carolina, this mountain biking trail network is great for beginner and expert mountain bikers.