Florence Revolutionary Rivers Trail Earns National Designation

The 60-mile trail in Florence County carries paddlers into the cypress and tupelo-laden swampland Francis Marion used as a hideout while fighting the British during the American Revolution.

Last month the 60-mile South Carolina Revolutionary Rivers Trail on Lynches River became a National Water Trail in an effort spearheaded by the Friends of Revolutionary Rivers.

The official announcement was made on June 4, National Trails Day. Nine recreation trails in seven states, were added to the National Trails System.

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