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Hitchcock Woods, Aiken
(4.7/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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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  • For people wanting a short easy hike or an exhausting one. Its a joy in the middle of a city you can feel so close to nature. Watch for the horses though and give them a wide birth 
  • A walk into Hitchcock Woods is so relaxing. Enter from South Boundary and walk to Sand River. The scenery is beautiful and the sounds of the birds are pleasant. It is amazing to see the sand river tha...  more »
  • If you're looking for an awesome walking/hiking experience in Aiken, SC, then this is the place for you. There are 2300 miles of trails that are of all levels from easy to very hilly. These trails are...  more »