In which to hike all around Columbia SC following Thanksgiving dinner

There is plenty of areas all around Columbia if you are seeking to do the job off the turkey, mashed potatoes, collard greens and pumpkin pie you consumed Thursday, and if you’re seeking to steer clear of all those Black Friday crowds.

The Columbia-place has numerous mountaineering close by hiking prospects to burn up individuals calories.

Below are some trails and paths to check out:

Saluda Riverwalk: The 7.3-mile path is family members-pleasant, with picnic tables for all those leftover turkey sandwiches from Thursday’s dinner. 398 Candi Lane

Columbia Canal Path: It is a 5.2-mile paved route that is kid welcoming, in accordance to alltrails.com. It follows the levy amongst the canal and the river. 312 Laurel St.

Fort Jackson passage: The 16-mile route borders Fort Jackson and is parallel to Leesburg Road. Having said that, the trail is significantly more than enough away from that you can appreciate the splendor and wildlife of this wooded spot.

Southeast Park: It has a 6-mile path with grime, paved and boardwalk surfaces. It goes by way of woods and close to a pond. In accordance to South Carolina Trails, persons could see white egrets. 951 Hazelwood Road

Congaree National Park: It has 25 miles worth of climbing trails and 2.4 miles of boardwalk paths. The boardwalk trail has entry to Weston Lake and other trails go through the floodplain. 100 Countrywide Park Road in Hopkins.

Sesquicentennial Condition Park

The park at 9564 Two Notch Street has quite a few paths:

Sesqui Mountain Bike path is an reasonably tricky path in accordance to the SCtrails.web. The 6-mile loop trail has a sand and dust floor.

Jackson Creek Character Trail is a 50 percent-mile lengthy trail with a blend of sand, paved and boardwalk surfaces.

Loop Path is a 3.5-mile path, and is excellent for joggers, hikers and bicyclists.

Sandhills Climbing trail is a 2-mile loop has a mix of paved, boardwalk and sand surfaces and is stroller friendly.

Paths in close proximity to the Sandhill Study and Education Middle

The Sandhill Exploration and Schooling Center, at 900 Clemson Street, also has a number of paths, but is outside of city.

Hardwood wetland trail has a route that is 1.2 miles lengthy. In the vicinity of the trail is the Conservation Station, with kiosks about soil, geology, forestry, wildlife, air top quality and drinking water. The water kiosk involves a dock to look at the lake habitat and wildlife.

Lake Loop is 2 miles prolonged. It goes by way of a forest of pines and hardwood trees, and has many spots to glimpse at the scenic views.

Joseph Bustos is a condition authorities and politics reporter at The Condition. He a Northwestern University graduate and earlier labored in Illinois masking government and politics. He has gained reporting awards in both Illinois and Missouri. He moved to South Carolina in November 2019.
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