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Francis Marion National Forest - Jericho Horse Trail
Near: HugerSC (Weather)
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1 Total
Mileage
19 Difficulty: Easy Trail
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Trail Description Unsurfaced, grassy, 6 hours by horse. The 19-mile loop trail traverses a wide array of habitat types, from mature longleaf pine stands to bottomland hardwood drains, and offers captivating scenery to visitors. Horseback riders may glimpse prothonotary warblers darting among the trees. Jericho Horse Trail trailhead is closed for renovation, but the trail itself is open for use.The first bridge between Hell Hole Road, FSR 158 and HWY 41 is closed for repair. For your safety, please use the detour around the bridge. Map of Detour - http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5414971.pdf
Best Time to Visit Fall, winter and spring are recommended.
Times to Avoid Avoid using the trail during excessively wet periods and big game hunting season
Campground No camping at trailhead. Free dispersed camping permits (required) are available at district offices. A free, dispersed camping permit is available by contacting the district office at,(843) 336-2200 Monday - Friday.
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Primitive Stream Francis Marion National Forest



, SC
Additional Info
Directions From Moncks Corner, take SC Route 402 east to SC Route 41. Turn left and continue seven miles to the trailhead on the left.
This information was provided by Francis Marion National Forest on 9/24/2013 8:20:01 AM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
 Easy
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)