# 3 - Nexton Community
More than 10 miles of
family multi-use paths
Take a short or long bike ride in Berkeley
County's newest large planned community.
Nexton has more than 10 miles of asphalt,
concrete, gravel and natural surface multi-use
paths that are designed with families in mind.
The options for cycling are endless! You can
traverse landscaped greenspaces, enjoy
miles of wide, easy paths paralleling the
Nexton Parkway, or just take a stroll through
-a quiet neighborhood. Pump up those bike
-tires, pack a picnic and head to Nexton
-for some quality family exercise!
Distance: Over 10 miles of paths and trails.
Time: Spend as much time as you'd like.
Surface: Variety of surfaces; concrete, asphalt, gravel, natural surface.
Bike Type: Any bike type will work. Because of pedestrian and other bicycle traffic along around Nexton, a bicycle bell is highly recommended.
Crowds: Moderate. This is a growing community with lots of folks spending time outdoors.
Restrooms: None. Gas stations nearby with restrooms.
Precautions: On many of the paths, there is little reprieve from the sun. Sunscreen is recommended.
Parking: You can park along most of the community streets. A great place to park and start is at Brighton Park Village, Scholar Way, Summerville, SC 29493. There is ample parking around the "Great Lawn" and pond area.
GPS Coordinates: 33.058354, -80.148873 or 33°03'30.1"N 80°08'55.9"W
Contacts: Nexton Information Cottage. 843-900-3200. www.nexton.com.