Mild weather, beautiful vistas and a slower pace all add up to Pickens County being an unbeatable paradise for cyclers.

Cultural/Historical Loop Cultural/Historical Loop This 28-mile loop covers much of the same ground as the 20-mile loop, but adds a literary site to the ride: the setting for Ben Robertson's book "Red Hills and Cotton." Phone:  (864) 878-3258City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
DOODLE TRAIL DOODLE TRAIL THE DOODLE TRAIL, a 7.5 mile rails-to-trails partnership between the City of Easley and the City of Pickens opened Memorial Day Weekend 2015. The multi-use trail is open from dawn to dusk for biking, walking, running and rollerblading. City:  Easley→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Keowee-Toxaway State Park Keowee-Toxaway State Park A 1,000 acre park. Enjoy views of the Blue Ridge mountains and Jocassee Gorges at Keowee-Toxaway State Park on Lake Keowee. Camping, boating, hiking are popular here. Phone:  (864) 868-2605City:  Sunset→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Laural Fork Heritage Preserve/Wildlife Management Area Laural Fork Heritage Preserve/Wildlife Management Area Activities: Important Bird Area, Campfires, Equestrian, Driving, Primitive Camping, Biking, Nature Viewing, Hiking, Hunting, Fishing. Laurel Fork Heritage Preserve covers 1,361 acres in Pickens County Phone:  (864) 654-6738City:  Sunset→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Natural Bridge Trail Natural Bridge Trail This is a moderately strenuous 1.5-mile loop trail. Phone:  (864) 868-2605City:  Sunset→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Palmetto Trail Palmetto Trail Conceived in 1994, South Carolina’s Palmetto Trail is the state’s largest bicycle and pedestrian project and will run from the mountains to the sea. Phone:  (864) 529-0259City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
PEDAL N SHAK PEDAL N SHAK Bike rental, Refreshments, Biking gear, Repair, 2 hr, 1/2 day & all day and 2-day rentals OPEN Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8am-sun down, Sunday's 2pm - sun down Phone:  (864) 992-9262City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Southern Appalachian Outdoors Southern Appalachian Outdoors Fishing, Hiking, Paddling, Biking...and much more! City:  Pickens →  Visit Map
Town Creek Bike Park in City of Pickens Town Creek Bike Park in City of Pickens City of Pickens officials, Ride Garden officials and community members cut the ribbon at the city’s new Town Creek Bike Park during a recent event. On Nov. 15, the city, in partnership with Ride Garden, hosted a volunteer day at the park to prepare for the opening. The city hosted a ribbon-cutting celebration the following day. The Town Creek Bike Park is located at 545 Sangamo Road. A grand opening celebration for the park will be held in early Spring 2015 City:  Pickens →  Visit Map
Town Creek Trail Town Creek Trail An easy 2.5 mile walk. Located adjacent to the unique Pickens Playground of Promise on Homestead Road, Town Creek Trail offers beautiful vistas along Town Creek and a nice leisurely stroll through the woods. Phone:  (864) 878-6421City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Upcountry Outdoors Upcountry Outdoors Whether you need running, hiking or biking essentials or bike rental/repair we are proud to be your store of choice! Phone:  (864) 442-5830City:  Easley→  Visit Website →  Visit Map