Tucked into the northwest corner of South Carolina, the Upstate is famous for its waterfalls, scenic views, and rich natural and human history. It’s also perfect for introducing anyone of any age to the pleasures of hiking. Whether you prefer state parks, historic sites, or more remote heritage preserves, this guide offers 20 walks ranging from half a mile to four miles. Visit spectacular Twin Falls, walk the trail at the historic settlement of Hagood Mill, or splash in the clear waters of Lake Jocassee at Devils Fork State Park. Each hike entry includes driving and hiking directions, maps and GPS coordinates, difficulty rating, round-trip hiking distance, trail surface description, and more.