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Pleasant Ridge Nature Trail

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interperative trail, great stream and small waterfalls
Near:Cleveland, SC
Distance:0.7 miles round trip
Elevation Gain:109 ft
Hike Time:0.5 hours
Trail Condition:OK, but a few difficult spots

Summary: This is a great trail for the little ones and eve I learned some things about the area from the interperative signs along the way. There is some steep uphill but as a whole this is a great hike. There are lots of things to do here from fishing, swimming and hiking to camping and picnics. It's a nice little gem not to far out of the way. I hope you enjoy. See you on the trail!!!
Trailhead: From Greenville head North on Hwy. 276 through Marietta. Turn right onto Hwy 11 proceed for several miles to the park on the left. Take a right at the first intersection and proceed to the field directly in front of you. The trailhead is at the far end of the field (Lat:35.08696 Lon:-82.49945)
Trail Guides for Pleasant Ridge Nature Trail: website
by South Carolina State Trails Program ()

Best Seasons: Year-Round
User Groups: Hikers, Dogs,
Ranger Contact: Pleasant Ridge County Park 864-836-6589
Localhikes Reporter: This hike was submitted by Shaun Mitchell, who has posted  17 other hikes on this site
Trail Reviews  Submit your own review
Reviewed by Wayne on 5/24/2009
My wife and I along with our 7 year old daughter hiked this short trail over, after a few hours of fishing on the lake there. It was a nice hike, much of it along a small meandering stream. Just down hill from a small waterfall are the ruins of some kind of structure. Only three sets of stacked stones remain, all 4' to 8' tall, that may have been the foundation of a house or cabin. I'd sure like to know more about what was once there. If anyone knows, please let me know.

Reviewed by Lisa on 9/24/2007
This was an especially nice hike for me. I am only 2 months out from a total knee replacement and take pride in the fact that I was able to hike this moderate trail so soon after my surgery. I would definitely take this hike again as I feel like there was probably a lot that I missed due to watching where my feet were going! LOL I was surprised at finding a cigarette butt left on the trail and a couple of plastic cups left behind by ignorant people. Come on people! It takes millions of years for one of your nasty cigarette butts to break down naturally. Overall, this is a great way to spend an afternoon. Nice, short hike and beautiful scenery.

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