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Indian Mound Trail

Address: Edisto Island, SC
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Ranked #16 of 18 Attractions in Edisto Island
Type: Hiking Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: A four-mile hiking trail covers the park's variety of vegetation.
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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The hike is great but a little of a let down once you get there. it is a pile of shells in the cliff on the river. IT is still a nice hike to there and the view of the wetlands is good.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

If you like walking far to be disappointed, then this is the attraction for you. One of the suggestions in other reviews is to bike the trail. I 100% agree with this. The trail is paved, has a few cool spots, but overall isn't the greatest hike ever. Biking will get you there quick so you can get the heck... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Four bikers, one runner. All enjoyed there time here. Don't stop with the Indian Mound - continue through the woods and across the boardwalks for some beautiful forest and lovely marsh vistas. Education center is clean and informative. Have fun

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Madison, Indiana
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

We walked the trail to the shell mound on the first day of January-(no problems with bugs).To get to the trail, you need to go into the state park entrance across the street from the Edistonian. The trail is flat and wide, and is somewhere around 3 to 3.4 miles round-trip. The shell mound is interesting, although was not as... More

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

There is a bike path along the highway all the way to the trail to the Indian Shell Mound. From there the ride is thru the woods on hard packed trails and across several wooden bridges. It opens up along the way to overlook the large creek that flows thru the area. Great bike ride.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Rent a bike and enjoy the beautiful live oaks and palms trees with an easy bike to the oyster mound, which overlooks a marsh and creek. Beautiful!

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7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

This is a great trail to walk down to the mounds. Beautiful creeks, very educational. You must visit the Edisto Educational Center. You can fish off the docks as well as put your boat in at Live Oak Landing.

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Ocala, Florida
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Hiking threre was a great adventure! The history was clearly displayed...was more than you expect! Amazing to think of those that lived there and created this magnificant site.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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61 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

You can walk or bike but this easy trail is worth the walk. At the end is an amazing mound that Indians left thousands of years ago. Its eroding but still very interesting. The view is a fab look at the coastal marshlands. Very nice.

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28 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

The trail was comfortable with wide walk areas and easy walking. Before you go be sure to put on insect repellent for mosquitoes and ticks. Good place to hike and bike.

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