4931 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29212
(803) 561-4000

Located at the southern tip of the Blue Ridge Mountain range and in the Piedmont (foothills) of South Carolina, the Sumter National Forest offers the outdoor enthusiast rugged mountain and rolling Piedmont terrain along with the magnificent Chattooga Wild and Scenic River. There is a diversity of activities found year round in the Forest making it great for a family camping vacation. However, Spring and Fall, when the temperatures are cooler and the wildflowers, shrubs and trees are most colorful, are probably the best times to visit the Sumter National Forest. And hiking is a very popular and effective to discover all Sumter National Forest has to offer.

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