Original Thread: Anyone have maps of dual sport routes/gravel roads in the upstate SC?
I will update occasionally and summarize contributions to the thread. We are a loosely organized group of dual sport adventurers who share a similar enjoyment of riding off pavement.
An excellent collection of dual sport routes all over the country, including downloadable maps in GPX format is DualSportmaps.com
The Upstate SC has fewer and fewer gravel roads. Those that we do have are often shared with NC and Ga. So, upstate refers to upstate SC, Ga, and NC.
The major areas include:
A. Sumter National Forest in Oconee and Pickens County, SC
- Jim Timmerman Wilderness Area. Webpage --->https://www.dnr.sc.gov/mlands/managedland?p_id=53
---- Area East of Lake Jocassee in and around the Horsepasture River
---- Area West of Lake Jocassee in the Bad Creek Access area. These roads are open seasonally and frequented by hunters.
B. Around Saluda NC
- Pearsons Falls road
- Bell Mountain
- Pace Mountain
- Lake Summit
C. Around Dupont Forest, NC
Official webpage --->http://ncforestservice.gov/Contacts/dsf.htm
Unofficial webpage --->http://www.dupontforest.com/
The area inside DuPont forest is closed to motor vehicles, however, there are gravel roads around the perimeter of the forest that are open.
- Pinnacle Mountain
- Sky Valley
- Cascade lakes
- Green River Road
Upstate Gravel road areas
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