8. Issaqueena Lake, Clemson, SC
There aren’t any crazy obstacles or tricks to this trail, which is one reason why it’s so popular. Mountain bikers can enjoy a smooth, fast ride while soaking in the sights of the lake and the ridge.
9. Oconee State Park, Mountain Rest, SC
Even advanced mountain bikers will be put to the test on Oconee Connector Trail, one of six mountain bike trails in the park. This fast trail heads straight down Stumphouse Mountain, and once you reach the end it’s a four-mile hike back to civilization. Also in the park are two out-and-back trails and three loops, all of which will make your visit here worthwhile.
10. Long Cane Horse Trail, Abbeville, SC
Mountain bikers of all skill levels can find their footing on the 32 miles of trails here. With creek crossings, bridges, and rolling landscapes, there’s plenty of beautiful scenery to accompany you on your ride. But keep in mind it’s also a horse trail, so be nice to any equine friends you may find.