SC Bike Routes

These are routes we have collected over the years, from other state and national partnering organizations. We do not attest to the safety of these routes, so additional research may be necessary, given your own riding needs and preferences.

SC trails

  • sidepaths and multi-use linear parks, includes trails that are paved and unpaved
  • created by the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, and recently updated

SCDOT Bicycle Touring Routes

  • SC’s 6 cross state routes
  • on road, primarily rural, adjacent to fast moving traffic
  • created by SCPRT in the 1980’s.  Many routes have 4 foot shoulders, but many do not.  A google map search may reveal more up do date information about presence of shoulders.

SC Rail Trails

  • paved trails in South Carolina
  • created by the Rails to Trails Conservancy for South Carolina


  • bicycling of all kinds, in the Upcountry

Aaron West’s regional Routes

  • routes in SC, GA, and NC
  • for the long distance, confident rider who enjoys rural routes

Aaron West’s regional Climbs

  • routes in SC, GA, NC, TN, and VA
  • for the long distance, confident rider who enjoys climbs