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MANCHESTER STATE FOREST

Near: Wedgefield SC (Weather)
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32 Difficulty: More Difficult Trail
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Trail Description Several crossings over bike trails, but clearly marked. Pets not allowed except on a leash. Great place to winter ride. Permits are required for all activities except hiking. Permits can be obtained at Manchester State Forest Headquarters, Manchester State Forest Rifle & Pistol Range or by mail. Annual permits are valid for one year from the date of purchase and are valid for trail use available at Harbison State Forest and Sand Hills State Forest. Daily permits are valid for the date of purchase. Permits must be in possession while riding. Trails open only on Sunday September until December 20 for hunting.
Best Time to Visit All trails are open daily from December 31 through September 14.
Times to Avoid Trails and roads designated as Equine Trails on this trail guide are open from sunrise to sunset on Sunday only during deer hunting season from September 15 through December 30.
Campground camping at Poinsett State Park with adjacent trail access.
Human Facilities: Horse Facilities: Operated by: Contact: Additional Information
primitive stand stalls Manchester State Forest



, SC
Directions Manchester State Forest 6740 Headquarters Road Wedgefield, SC 29168 803-494-8196 FAX: 803-494-8314
This information was provided by spookthemule on 2/14/2008 5:55:28 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
 Easy
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

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