The Foothills Trail
Come on to South Carolina.
Hike a portion of the Foothills Trail.
Start at the Laurel Valley Access point and hike west.
5 miles in you'll pass the Virginia Hawkins Waterfall and a beautiful big campsite right on the Laurel Fork Creek. 3 miles further and you'll be at the top of the Laurel Fork Falls as it dumps into Lake Jocassee. There are three individual campsite at the top of the falls.
Lake Jocassee is the crown jewel of lakes in SC. Fed from mountain streams, it is always cool, even in August. It's a 20 minute hike down to the lake where you can enjoy a good swim. Hike in, stay two days and hike back out.
In August, you'll love it.
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