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Near: WedgefieldSC (Weather)
Number of
1 Total
6 Difficulty: Easy Trail
Trail Description Six miles of trail in the state park but adjacent to Manchester State Forest with 32 miles of trail available for additional fee.
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Campground Must register at office. Equestrian campground is off River Road before the entrance to the park. One community water, his/her vaulted toilets, no fire rings, stand stalls, campsite close to connector trail for Manchester State Forest. Park staff very friendly and eager to accomadate equestrian campers.
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primitive Poinsett State Park

, SC
Directions Location - Poinsett State Park is located in central South Carolina near Wedgefield, off SC 261, 18 miles southwest of Sumter . LAT: 33.8079356 LONG: -80.5392521 Poinsett, 6660 Pointsett Park Road , Wedgefield, SC, 29168, Phone: 803-494-8177 Driving Directions: From I-95: Take exit 119 (Manning exit) onto Hwy 261 towards Columbia until you see signs for Poinsett. From Columbia: Take Hwy 378/76 toward Sumter. After crossing over the Wateree River proceed to the top of the hill and turn rt. onto Hwy. 261 toward Wedgefield. Continue on Hwy 261 until you see signs for Poinsett. Park will be on the rt. From I-20: Take exit 98 (Camden exit) onto Hwy 521 S. toward Sumter. Go 2 mi. on Hwy. 521 to Hwy. 261, bear rt. and follow the rd. for approximately 35 mi.
This information was provided by spookthemule on 2/14/2008 5:58:22 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(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)