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Trail Updates: LAKE MARION SECTION 1: The trail is closed from mile marker 7 to Jack's Creek due to logging in the Santee NWR. Please use Nelson's Ferry Rd as an alternate route. This section will reopen in the fall of 2014. MIDDLE SALUDA MOUNTAINS PASSAGE: The Hospital Rock section of this passage is temporarily closed from mile marker 2.5 to 5, due to a mudslide. The area is dangerous and the ground is unsteady.  FORT JACKSON PASSAGE: New gate hours: Check the Fort Jackson Passage page on our website for updated gate hours.  SWAMP FOX & LAKE MOULTRIE PASSAGE: The trailhead at Canal Recreation Area has been closed. A new trailhead has been opened 0.3 miles north on US 52 on the right. This trailhead is for parking only, no camping, restrooms, or water are available here. ENOREE PASSAGE BRIDGE OUT: The second bridge south of mile marker 4 is closed due to storm damage.  The passage is open but you will have to pass through the creek at this crossing.

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We're proud to announce that the Palmetto Trail has been funded by the legislature!

We are pleased to announce that the General Assembly supported funding for the Palmetto Trail through the state budget in the 2013-204 session.

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The Palmetto Trail Mobile Tour is now ready!stock photo oncell

Palmetto Conservation Foundation is proud to offer Palmetto Trail users a new mobile tour of the trail, powered by OnCell. This tour offers visitors audio, video, pictures and text information about the trail. Stops along the tour include historical, environmental, cultural and educational information. To access the stops, look for the "Palmetto Trail Mobile Tour" signs at points of interest along the trail. This mobile tour is free, but regular data and cell phone rates may apply.

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There are a number of ways to experience the tour:
1) By phone: Dial (803) 234-4346, and when prompted, enter the stop number to access the audio version of the tour.
2) Online using a mobile device: Scan the QR code on each sign or enter the URL found at each stop to access the video, audio, and text version of the tour.
3) MP3/MP4: Download the audio MP3 or the video MP4 files at the links listed below.

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This tour has been made possible by a grant through the Greater Chapin Community Endowment.

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