Sumter National Forest-Andrew Pickens Ranger District
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Sumter National Forest-Andrew Pickens Ranger District

(864) 638-9568

Named for a Revolutionary War General, the Andrew Pickens Ranger District boasts scenic views, hiking trails, campgrounds, hunting, fishing, whitewater floating, and a host of other recreational opportunities.

The Rocky Gap Trail offers the most scenic horseback riding and hiking in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains.  The 12.5 mile trails joins the Willis Knob Horse Trail in Georgia, providing a total of 26 miles of riding experiences through the Chattooga Wild and Scenic River corridor.  The trail has several loops and riders may begin their trip at Whetstone Horse Camp.


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