The New 1.7-Mile Beech Bottom Falls Trail In South Carolina Leads To A Beautiful Little Known Waterfall

There’s a brand new trail in the Palmetto State that leads to a waterfall that spills approximately 150 feet down the Blue Ridge Escarpment and it’s worth checking out. Earlier this year, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources opened a brand new trail to a waterfall whose name most people simply won’t recognize.

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The old trail to Pinnacle Falls in South Carolina (now renamed Beech Bottom Falls) was much more challenging than this newer trail which allows more people to access a view of the falls and is rated as easy on alltrails.com. Did you ever hike the old trail and have you hiked the new one? We’d love to hear your reviews of either (or both) in our comments. And for more easy waterfall hikes in South Carolina, keep reading here!

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