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Scenic Appalachian hiking trail.

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Peaceful, challenging and well-maintained. On my personal bucket list to complete.

I have spent two seasons hiking sections of the foothills trail. My first whack at it was about ten years ago covering sections 4, 5, 6 and 7 from the Laurel Fork to Upper... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 August 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

I have spent two seasons hiking sections of the foothills trail. My first whack at it was about ten years ago covering sections 4, 5, 6 and 7 from the Laurel Fork to Upper Whitewater Falls. I spent a couple days solo backpacking and really enjoyed the hike, though I underestimated the strain on my body as this was not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013

The Foothills Trail is something like 76 miles in length and we hiked 6.4 miles of it on a recent brisk afternoon. After taking a 45 minute pontoon ride across Lake Jocassee to the trail connector - we lumbered off on our 3.5 hour hike. The first 60 minutes consisted mostly of climbing steeply up, assisted by wood steps nailed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2008

The Foothills Trail is a 76 mile long collection of trails that run through 3 state parks, through North and South Carolina, and within view of the Georgia border. The trail goes between Table Rock State Park and Oconee State Park. My wife and I hiked the Foothills Trail in April of 2007, and as we tried to gather information... More 

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