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Hitchcock Woods, Aiken

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Hitchcock Woods in Aiken, South Carolina, is among the largest urban forests in the nation, with about 2,100 acres of forestland resources. Once owned and enjoyed by Louise and Thomas Hitchcock, this longleaf pine forest has retained its natural character and cultural heritage.

Today visitors enjoy the 70 miles of sandy trails that provide access to the stunning variety of ecosystems in the Hitchcock Woods.
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  • We’ve ridden in The Woods twice now and both trips were great. The trails are wide, clean, and well-marked. We saw lots of walkers and joggers but not many other horses. It’s definitely family-friendl...  more »
  • After many years of visiting family in Aiken we finally made it to Hitchcock Woods. We should have been coming all along! What a beautiful place. Only saw two other people on foot. Saw six on horses. ...  more »
  • Great place to take your dogs for a morning run either on or off leash. You may encounter horses pulling carriages!  more »
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  • This was one of the most relaxing place .You can walk through the woods and actually listen the silence of this place .A very nice place .We spend the most relaxing couple of hours there .It was very beautiful.
  • Love riding our horses here.
  • I love these woods. They have looked better over the years but they are still recovering from a bad storm in 2014. It is currently being restored to a prehistoric state of long leaf pines and is a great place to walk your dog.
  • Very easy to get lost in. And easy to see a fox running around.
  • great places for hiking. Woodsy trails
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