Savannah River Scenic Byway

Savannah River Scenic Byway

Address:c/o South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism
1205 Pendleton St
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone:866-224-9339
Web: www.byways.org/browse/byways/2162/ Description:Winding along three major lakes and traversing four counties in western South Carolina, byway affords scenic views of the densely-wooded Hickory Knob State Park and Sumter National Forest, quaint towns such as McCormick and Willington, and rolling farmland dotted with historic churches. Located a short distance from the byway, the J. Strom Thurmond Reservoir and the Savannah River offer camping, fishing, and other recreational opportunities. In Abbeville, the Burt-Stark Mansion is a Civil War-era historic site that served as a meeting place for Jefferson Davis and his War Council.
Legth: 110 miles. Start/Endpoint: From south to north, byway begins about 9 miles north of Augusta, Georgia, at the South Carolina-Georgia border. From there, it parallels the Savannah River along SC 28, SC 81, SC 187, and SC 24 to Oakway, South Carolina. Time to Allow: 3 hours. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (1998).

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