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Hitchcock Woods, Aiken

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Hitchcock Woods in Aiken, South Carolina, is among the largest urban forests in the nation, with about 2,100 acres of forestland resources. Once owned and enjoyed by Louise and Thomas Hitchcock, this longleaf pine forest has retained its natural character and cultural heritage.

Today visitors enjoy the 70 miles of sandy trails that provide access to the stunning variety of ecosystems in the Hitchcock Woods.
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  • Hitchcock woods is an incredibly special, magical urban forest in the middle of the small southern town of Aiken, SC. Close to 2,000 acres of beautiful woods and wildlife. Miles of riding trails for t...  more »
  • Hitchcock Woods really is lovely. We were there in the summer, but I would imagine autumn is a great time to visit. Paths are plentiful; I especially recommend Cathedral Aisle and Surrey Trace trails....  more »
  • So I foxhunt in these beautiful Hitchcock Woods on Tuesdays and Saturdays during hunt season. No worries to all you PETA folk as it is a drag hunt meaning no animals are chased for sport. The hounds s...  more »

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