First Day Hikes at Musgrove Mill SHS

At Battle of Musgrove Mill State Historic Site


Bring in the New Year at Battle of Musgrove Mill State Historic Site by taking a ranger-led hike. Three different hikes will be offered, so choose a hike to your interest or ability level. Note that there are different meeting locations. Hike 1 - Battlefield Trail- This will be an approximately two hour ranger led hike over our 1.5 mile Battlefield Trail where the participants will learn about the Revolutionary War in the South Carolina Backcountry and the August 19, 1780 Battle of Musgrove Mill. Meet at the Visitor Center at 8:45 AM. The hike will last from 9 AM to 11:15 AM. No pets for this guided hike please. Hike 2 - Accessible Horseshoe Falls Hike - Wheelchairs, walkers and strollers are encouraged on this 1/4 mile ranger guided hike exclusively along our paved ADA accessible trail to the overlook of Horseshoe Falls where participants will learn about the legend of Horseshoe Falls. Meet at the Horseshoe Falls Parking Lot at 1 PM. The ranger led hike will last from 1 to 1:30 PM. No pets for this guided hike please. Hike 3 - British Encampment Trail- This will be a kids focused ranger led hike where the kids will learn about the history of Musgrove Mill, nature, and trail safety. Open for all ages. Following the hike there will be an opportunity for kids to learn how to cook doughboys over an open fire just like the Revolutionary War militiamen. Meet at the Musgrove Mill SHS parking lot, this hike will be from 2 PM to 3 PM. Registration is required for each hike by December 29, so reserve your spot by contacting the park at (864) 938-0100, or email href="mailto:mgmillsp@scprt.com">mgmillsp@scprt.com. Registration is required for the British Encampment Trail hike, by December 29, so reserve your spot by contacting the park at (864) 938-0100, or mgmillsp@scprt.com.

DETAILS

  • January 1, 2023, 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • January 1, 2023, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • January 1, 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Event Hours

    9am-11:15am, 1pm-1:30pm, and 2pm-3pm.

    Meeting Place

    See the descriptions for specific meeting places for each program.

    Revolutionary War

    Yes

    What to Bring

    Water, Dress for hiking and the weather

    Price

    Free