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 # 5 - Pineville-St. Stephen 25 
-Road Bike Ride with History! 

 Rated: Moderate 

 25 miles, round-trip 


 Visit no less than three historical landmarks 

 on this road cycling ride. You'll ride through 

 the communities of Pineville and St. Stephen, 

 visit the burial site of the Low Country's most 

 prominent Revolutionary War hero, swing by 

 an early 19th century chapel, and stop at an 

 18th century church that is still in use today! 
-This ride features a wide shoulder/bike lane 

 and offers beautiful views of the Berkeley 
-County countryside. Bring your camera 
-and sense of adventure for the the best 
-"Bikes & History" ride in the state! 

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Difficulty:  Moderate. 

Distance:  25 miles, round-trip.

Time:  Plan 2 - 3 hours for the ride and stopping to explore these fun historical sites.

Surface:  Paved.

Trail Marker:  None. Most of this ride is on HWY-45.

Bike Type:  Road or hybrid style bike.

Crowds:  Vehicle traffic. The traffic is significantly lighter on the weekends. This is a great ride for a

Saturday or Sunday morning.  

Fees/Permits:  None.

Precautions:  Traffic on HWY-45, however, there is a nice shoulder/bike lane. Wear bright clothing,

a reflective triangle and/or a rear flashing light.

Parking:  Park and begin your ride at the Francis Marion Burial Site, Frances Marion Avenue, Pineville, SC 29468. GPS coordinates: 33.453854, -80.086470 or 33°27'13.9"N 80°05'11.3"W. All mapping programs recognize "Site of Francis Marion Tomb."

Contacts:  The Francis Marion Burial Site is managed by Santee State Park 803-854-2408. St. Stephen's Episcopal Church 843-567-3419.

So Much History Nearby: Did you know Berkeley County has more than 110 historical markers and historical points of interest? CLICK HERE to find your Adventures in History!

Weather on the Ride:  Click HERE

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  Pineville-St. Stephen 25 PHOTO GALLERY  

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