From McCormick: drive south on US221/SC28 for approximately 23.0 miles and turn left onto Woodlawn Road (McCormick County S-33-204). The parking area is on the right just beyond the junction with Deep Step Road (S-33-53).
From I-20 Exit 1 (North Augusta): Drive north on SC 230 for approximately 5.5 miles and turn left onto Woodlawn Road (S-19-53). The parking area is 3.8 miles on the left.
From Augusta: Drive north on SC 28 for approximately 8.5 miles and turn right onto Hopewell Church Road/Deep Step Road (S-33-112). Drive 3.3 miles and turn right onto Woodlawn Road and the parking area is on the right.
Harbison State Forest
Harbison has many different trails for riding your mountain bike. From the Fire Break trail to Spider Woman you will find that Harbison has many different trails that vary in difficulty.
Fire Break Trail Midlands Mountain Lost Creek Trail Spider Woman
These are just a few of the trails Harbison has to offer.
Take I-26 to Exit 103 (Harbison Blvd.). Turn left at the light and proceed to Broad River Road. Turn right, go through one traffic light, then turn left at the Harbison State Forest road sign. Parking for hiking or biking is available in the parking lot on the left
DuPont State Forest
DuPont State Forest is fast becoming one of the leading mountain bike destinations in Western North Carolina. The forest offers over 80 miles of trail, nearly all of which is open to both equestrians and mountain bikers. DuPont offers everything from gentle forest roads to exciting single track, with an impressive variety of scenic attractions located only minutes apart.
The Pisgah National Forest covers 1,076,711 acres across Western North Carolina. This large area includes tracts surrounding the town of Asheville and the French Broad River Valley. Recreational opportunities, including mountain biking, abound within its boundaries.
Buckwheat Knob Loop is one of the most popular areas.
Buckwheat Knob Loop is near the Davidson River Campground area. It is a 11.3 mile loop. This trail is great for making shuttle runs.
Although the ski life is used in the winter for skiing it is also used to get bikers up the mountain during the summer. For bike riders, specially made hooks on the backs of the chairs carry your bike to the top.
Most of the trails are single track fast trails. You will find plenty of rocks to ride down and to jump.
Sugar Mtn. is only open for MTB in the summer on the weekends. So check there schedule before you go.
With nearly 40 trails and 1,500 vertical feet of descent, the park has something to offer everyone. Riders new to the sport will love our machine-groomed trails to build confidence. Experienced mountain bikers will relish expert terrain with berms, jump lines and man-made features. Best of all, the entire park is serviced by chairlifts and shuttles, so you'll never have to pedal back up the mountain.