Walk Across A 180-Foot Suspension Bridge On Twelve Mile Creek Trail In South Carolina
Think all of the daring hiking trails in South Carolina are in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains? Think again. Over in Lancaster’s Walnut Creek Park, you can embark on foot (or bike) on a 3.5-mile Carolina Thread Trail that leads all the way to the North Carolina border where you’ll encounter a daunting decision: do you dare to cross the lengthy 180-foot swinging bridge?
Not all hikes need to include a daredevil challenge like this quirky-cool suspension bridge – but it sure makes it more fun for the kids, right? Have you ever hiked this trail to the suspension bridge over Twelve Mile Creek? We’d love to hear about your experience and see your photos in the comments.
Keeping the kids entertained can be a challenge, so check out these seven kid-friendly hikes in South Carolina. Happy adventuring!
Want to learn more about cool stuff in South Carolina? Check out this video about watching baby pelicans on a coastal expeditions cruise:
More to Explore
Adventures in South Carolina
Where can we find other hiking trails in South Carolina?
- The Audubon's Francis-Beidler Forest in Harleyville offers miles of trails, a 1.75-mile boardwalk, and is a paradise for wildlife and bird enthusiasts.
- Jones Gap in Marietta features over 11,000 acres of trails as well as an interactive ecology center.
- Paris Mountain Sulphur Springs Trail in Greenville is a 3.5-mile loop meandering through forests and rocky slopes.
Where can we experience beautiful sunrises or sunsets in South Carolina?
- Huntington Beach State Park in Georgetown County is a 2,500-acre park with loads of hiking trails, one even going to a former castle.
- Brookgreen Gardens, also in Georgetown County, encompasses an astounding 9,100 acres and features several tranquil gardens and beautiful sculpture
- The Pier at Garden City in Murrells Inlet looks over the ocean and is where you can also enjoy fishing and a family fun arcade.
Where can we find outdoor gardens in South Carolina?
- The Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden in the town of Bishopville is a three-acre garden featuring some of the most fascinating topiary designs.
- The Magnolia Plantation and Gardens in Charleston were founded in 1870 and are the oldest in America. The flora and fauna here are nothing short of spectacular.
- The Hopeland Gardens in Aikencover 14 acres and are highlighted by beautiful sculptures, lovely stone walkways, and stunning verdant trees.