Backpacking/Camping in Charleston, SC

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  1. For seclusion from the city and a beautiful hike, check out the Awendaw Passage of the Palmetto Trail. Just 7 miles long and along the salt marsh, you can do this as a day hike and camp nearby at Buck Hall.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    24.9 miles
    Duration
    2.5 hours to all day
  2. Capers Island is an undeveloped barrier island and one of the few islands you can camp on in Charleston. If you're up for an adventure, load up your kayak and head out to this island for an overnight or multi-night stay on one of the most beautiful reserves in the area.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    15.4 miles
    Duration
    1 to 3 days
  3. Congaree National Park is excellent for weekend backpacking along the beautiful Cedar Creek and Congaree River.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    85.9 miles
    Duration
    2 days
  4. This 20-mile trail takes you through grassy fields, pastures, and orchards and ends in a small town where a Revolutionary War battle once took place.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    45.7 miles
    Duration
    2 days
  5. At a good pace, this is one of the best long weekend backpacking trips you can take in the entire state.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    24.9 miles
    Duration
    3 to 4 days
  6. Cumberland Island is an excellent coastal backpacking destination, and will certainly give you a trip to remember for a lifetime.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    172.4 miles
    Duration
    2 days
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