# 12 - Kids Gravel 6K Ride! 

 Rated: Easy & Family Friendly 
-4.0 miles, loop, round-trip 

 

 Ride the state's first (and only!) gravel and 

 dirt bike route designed with kids and families 

 in mind. You'll pass through a variety of Frances 

 Marion National Forest habitats, including long 

 leaf pine forests and tall grass savannas, cross 

 over creeks, and see beautiful small swamps 
-with always fun cypress knees! Take your 

 time to look around; parents and kids will find 
 this easy adventure intriguing and fun. This 
-ride is extra safe - there's a good chance 
-you won't encounter a single vehicle. 

 

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Difficulty:  Easy and family friendly.

Distance:  4 miles.

TimePlan about an hour for this fun ride!

Trail Surface:  Dirt, gravel, forest service roads.

Trail Marker:  All roads are signed and easy to follow. You'll see signs for "167," "Burned Cane Rd.," and

markers for the Jericho Horse Trail.

Bike Type Any kids bike will work. "Gravel," hybrid or trail/mountain style bikes with tires over 40c.

"Knobby" bike tires are recommended, but not required for this ride. 

Crowds:  None. You likely won't see anyone else or even a single vehicle. 

Fees/Permits:  None.

Restrooms:  None.

Precautions:  Biting insects can be formidable in the warmer months. IMPORTANT: Bikers must yield

to horseback riders. Step off the road and stop!

It's advised to wear "hunter's orange" or other bright colored clothing during hunting season.

Where to Park:  Park on the wide shoulder near the intersection of Conifer Rd. and Burned Cane Rd. A.,

Huger, SC 29450. It's probably best to use the GPS coordinates. GPS: 33.129084, -79.756708 or 33°07'44.7"N 79°45'24.2"W.

 

NOTE: These roads are well maintained, appropriate for any vehicle type, but be aware of a few large potholes. 

Contacts:  Francis Marion National Forest 843-336-2200.

Weather on this Ride:  Click HERE

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