AROUND Pine Ridge
Spartanburg County is just a few miles away from the Blue Ridge Mountains and only 3 hours to the beautiful South Carolina coast. Positioned on I-26 and just off of I-85, our campground is positioned perfectly between a variety of activities for all walks of life. From mountain biking to great breweries, read more about what Spartanburg and surrounding areas have to offer below.
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Explore your adventurous side with a refreshing hike. With several local spots and of course, with the Blue Ridge Mountains just around the corner from the campground, you have plenty of options. A few of our favorites include Little Bradley Falls (1.9 mi), Big Bradley Falls (4.5 mi), and Paris Mountain State Park Big Loop Trail (10.1 mi). If you're up for the drive, we also highly recommend heading to Brevard to check out the many trails available in the DuPont State Forest.
Mountain bikers are welcomed with open arms here in Spartanburg county - from trails suited for beginners through your seasoned riders, there is a trail for you. Our most frequented spot for mountain biking is Croft State Park.
If you are more of a road rider, there are plenty of country roads around the campground to explore and get your miles in. Talk to Evan about biking!
If you're interested in tubing, you are in luck! There are a few options available on the Green River in Saluda, and if you're interested in traveling a bit further (about an hour and a half), you can find tubing on the French Broad River in Asheville.
PUBLIC GREEN SPACES
There are plenty of green spaces in the area that cater to different interests. Within just a few miles, you will find both Tyger River Park and Croft State Park as mentioned above. In addition, the Swamp Rabbit Trail provides a beautiful greenway for use by walkers, runners, and bikers alike.
Spartanburg County Parks has dedicated a tremendous amount of effort into transitioning the Hub City into one of the best disc golf hubs around. Check out the Disc Golf page on the Spartanburg County Parks website for more information about the parks in the area. PRCG's favorite parks are Tyger River and Pipeline!
Spartanburg is conveniently positioned between many popular city hubs including Greenville (30 min), Asheville, Charlotte, and Columbia (all 1.5 hours), Cherokee (2 hours), Atlanta and Charleston (3 hours). So if you aren't sure what to do in Spartanburg, you are sure to find something fun with all the opportunity in surrounding areas.
Just across the North Carolina border is the small town of Tryon that is well known for their commitment to equine activity. If you are interested in horses, we would highly recommend making the drive to check out the Tryon International Equestrian Center where they frequently host events.
BMW PERFORMANCE CENTER
Have a need for speed? The BMW Performance Driving School is a bucket list adventure only a few miles away in Greer, SC. Test drive several different models on the race track and learn safety best practices while you're at it. We've done it and would highly recommend testing out your skidding skills on the wet track!
WINE, BEER, & SPIRITS
Carolina beverages are becoming more popular as people grow to discover all the wonderful options available to us in the area. Home to a Distillery, Cidery, & Brewery, with plenty of great wines in surrounding areas, you are sure to find something that suits your tastes.