Foothills Trail Interactive Map

The Foothills Trail stretches from its western terminus in Oconee State Park (Oconee County, SC) and extends north for 77 miles to Table Rock State Park (Pickens County, SC).

In the fall of 2020, hiking enthusiast, Andrew Gleason, thru-hiked the entire Foothills Trail for the purpose of obtaining GPS locations along the way.  He spent months compiling the data and created a user-friendly google map to help other hikers plan the best route for their journey.

screenshot image of the Foothills Trail interactive map
Screenshot of the Interactive Foothills Trail Map

The fact that it’s “interactive” means users can select the features they want to see at various points along the trail including:

  • Trail access points
  • Water sources
  • Waypoints
  • Cell service areas
  • Color coded campsites
    • DARK GREEN are designated campsites
    • LIGHT GREEN are good campsites close to water
    • ORANGE are dry campsites, no water nearby
    • BLACK are located in a no camping zones

The Foothills Trail Interactive Map is a great tool for trip planning

Bonus: It’s free!  Thank you, Andrew Gleason 🥾

screenshot image of video about Foothills Trail Interactive Map
The map creator published this YouTube video describing the interactive features.


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Andrew Gleason
Andrew Gleason
1 month ago

Thanks so much for sharing this!

Robert Palmieri
Robert Palmieri
1 month ago

Great Map Thank you

Wayne Outten
Wayne Outten
27 days ago

This is an amazing resource, thanks! Can I assume that campsites are “legal” and not on private property or otherwise in a “no camping” area? I just wanted to be sure. I’m hiking from Table Rock southwards and I know you can’t camp trailside within TRSP.

16 days ago

Amazing!! So thorough and helpful, thank you!

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