# 5 - Pineville-St. Stephen 25
-Road Bike Ride with History!
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!
Distance: 25 miles, round-trip.
Time: Plan 2 - 3 hours for the ride and stopping to explore these fun historical sites.
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.
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.
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