Wambaw Cycle Trail (North Loop)

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Wambaw beginner's loop

A figure-eight motorcycle, OHV and mountain bike trail, this sandy course winds through fragrant pine woods with shimmering hardwoods in the understory. Along the way riders can glimpse vernal ponds with bald cypress as well as turkeys and white-tailed deer.While the trail is designed for motorcycles, it can accommodate OHVs under 50 inches wide and mountain bikes. Jeeps, Hummers and other 4x4 vehicles are not permitted. The trail and the Round Trailhead are maintained with fees collected.

Call Before You Haul: This trail may be closed on short notice to prevent resource damage. To check trail status, call the OHV Hotline (803) 561-4025 for up-to-date information

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: South Loop temporarily closed for a prescribed burn. Please call the OHV hotline at (803) 561-4025 for the trail closure status before you visit.  
Operational Hours:
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $5 per OHV per day, or $50 per person per season. Seasonal passes are issued to specific individuals, and only those individuals may use them. Fees are non-refundable. A complimentary seasonal pass will be issued to volunteers who contribute eight hours or more of trail work at certified trail work outings. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact one of our offices.
Restrictions: This trail may be closed on short notice to prevent resource damage. To check trail status, call the OHV Hotline (803-561-4025).
Restroom: Vault toilets
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General Information

Directions: From Charleston, take US highway 17 North to Steed Creek Road (SC Route 133-S). Turn left and drive five miles to Halfway Creek Road (SC Route 98-S). Turn right and continue six miles to Round Pond Cycle Trailhead on the left.

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Toilets Vault toilets
Picnic tables Picnic shelter
Fee charged for some activities OHV fees
Tent camping