If you are looking for Lake Hartwell bike rentals or Lake Hartwell bike trails, select your vacation region below for listings in your area.
|Georgia Hartwell Region|
North Oconee River Greenway
10 foot wide, paved, 3.5 mile walking and bicycling trail that connects the Sandy Creek Nature Center and the University of Georgia. Their web site has a detailed map that can be printed.
Southeast Clarke Park
4440 Lexington Road
Open Daily 8am to sunset
Tennis courts, huge World of Wonder Playground (on Whit Davis Rd.), nature trails and Skatepark of Athens which is for both skate boards and BMX bikes (anyone under 12 must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times).
Hart State Park
330 Hart Rd.
North of Hartwell on Hwy 29, turn left on Ridge Rd and go 2 miles
On Lake Hartwell: 78 tent, trailer and RV sites, electrical/water, 5 lake side cabins, picnic areas, restrooms, playground, 2 swimming beaches, 2 boat ramps, docks, store, canoe, Jon boat and pontoon boat seasonal rentals, fishing, hiking and biking (1.5 mile multi-use trail).
Watson Mill Bridge
650 Watson Mill Rd
Comer, GA 30629
3 miles South of Comer, on GA Hwy 22
You can see an 1880’s covered bridge while hiking on one of the easy trails that start at the concessions area, picnic area, campsites, horse stalls, horse trails, no horse rentals, bike trail, fishing, canoe and pedal boat rentals
|Georgia Toccoa Region|
Woody’s Mountain Bikes
457 GA Hwy 356
Helen, GA 30545
Open March thru Oct.
Bike rental and tours.
|Tallulah Gorge State Park
338 Jane Hurt Yarn Dr
Tallulah Falls, GA 30573
A canyon that is 2 mile long and almost 1,000 feet deep, hiking, mountain biking, 1.7 mile paved “rails to trails” bike path, suspension bridge, lake with a beach, camping, swimming, fishing, tennis and picnic area.
GA Hwy 17
Toccoa, GA 30577
Hiking and mountain biking trails.
|South Carolina Clemson Region|
Issaquena Dam Trails
Dept of Forestry, Clemson University
By car: The recreation area is on SC Hwy 133 North of Clemson.
By boat on Lake Hartwell: Head North on the Keowee River from Clemson under 123 bridge, turn right into a cove with a waterfall.
Single track dirt bike trails, hiking/jogging trails.
Trail map can be found at www.gcmbc.com/wholemap.htm
Timmons Park Mountain Bike Trail & Disc Golf Course
Compact single track bike trail with tight turns, rocks and a series of switch backs. Good 1.8 mile loop practice trail.
18 hole disc golf course.
Directions from Exit 42 on I385 drive north on Laurens Road (US276) and turn right onto East North Street, drive approximately 1 mile and turn left onto Blackburn Street, Timmons Park is the end of the street.
Swamp Rabbit Trail
Biking/walking/jogging paved trail along old railroad bed, not hilly, connects Greenville, SC to Traveler’s Rest, SC. Good for riders of all age and fitness levels. Approximate length is 13 miles one way.
Bike rentals available. See: www.reedyrides.com or call 864-419-2944.
Sumter National Forest
112 Andrews Pickens Circle
Mountain Rest, SC 29664
864-638-9568 (office open Mon. – Fri., 8-12/12:30-4:30 Hiking/riding trails, fishing, hunting, camping, picnicking and rafting. 15 waterfalls, see website or get a map of the area to locate the trails that will lead to some of them. 350 miles of hiking trails are in this forest. Bikes are also allowed on some trails.
Chau Ram County Park
US Hwy 76 North,
7am to dusk
On Chauga River, 40 foot waterfall, suspension bridge, swimming, picnicking, hiking, biking, tubing, canoeing, kayaking (four major sets of rapids lie within the park waters), fishing and camping
|South Carolina Anderson Region|
Sadler’s Creek State Park
940 Sadler’s Creek Rd
Anderson, SC 29626
12 miles South of I-85 on SC 187
$2 for people over 16
On Lake Hartwell: boat ramp, campground, water/electrical, dump station, picnic area, restrooms and a new playground on the lake.
The park has a .6 mile walking trail by the lake that is just right for families with small children. The playground, picnic area and short nature trail are located by the park office/picnic shelter.
The 7.8 mile mountain bike trail has a single track and is fairly flat. To find the bike trail, stay on main road through park and look for a wooden fence before the cul-de-sac, park at wooden fence and the trailhead is behind fence to the left.