Y Hiking Club

Y Hiking Club

Y HIKING CLUB – All Members Welcome!

Celebrate time outdoors on the many spectacular trails and state parks in our area with family, friends and other Y members. The Y Hiking Club is a great way to stay active, connect with others in the great outdoors and enjoy the wonderful beauty of nature.

While registration is not required, we encourage you to register for individual hikes below. By registering, you will help us know who’s coming and have your contact information as well as any emergency contact information.

Stay Connected!  Join our Y Hiking Club Facebook Group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/yhikingclub

Questions: Contact Hannah Henegar, 864-898-9187, [email protected]

08/13 - Rainbow Falls and Turtleback Falls Trail

Easley, Pickens, Powdersville
8/13/22 - 8/13/22
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Join us for the Rainbow Falls and Turtleback Falls Trail hike.

The Rainbow Falls and Turtleback Falls Trail is located in Gorges State Park. This is  a 3.9 mile hike that is rated as moderate and has an elevation gain of 770 ft. This hike should take about 4 hours to complete.
There is a swimming hole under Turtleback Falls. If you would like to swim, be sure to bring a towel and a change of clothing.
This trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

All hikers will meet at the trailhead at 8:45am and the hike will begin at 9:00am.

The address of the visitor’s center is 976 Grassy Ridge Road Sapphire, NC 28774. Hikers will proceed past the visitor center on Gorge Park Dr. an additional 1 mile to the Turtleback & Rainbow Falls trailhead parking lot.

If you have any questions about this hike, email Scott Frey ([email protected]) or Hannah Henegar ([email protected]).

Make sure to check out our Y Hiking Club page on Facebook to meet other club members, check out photos of our past hikes and more.  We hope to see you soon!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon Member
5/18/22 8/13/22 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
08/13/22
Register  
Closes
08/13/2022

09/10 - Oconee Station and Station Cove Falls Trail

Easley, Pickens, Powdersville
9/10/22 - 9/10/22
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Join us for the Oconee Station and Station Cove Falls Trail hike.

The Oconee Station and Station Cove Falls Trail is located near Walhalla, SC. 

This Trail is a  1.6-mile out-and-back trail that is rated as easy with a 98 ft. elevation gain. 

This hike will take less than an hour to complete. 

This trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash.

All hikers will meet at the trailhead at 8:45am and the hike will begin at 9:00am.

Address: State Rd S-37-95, Walhalla, SC 29691

If you have any questions about this hike, email Scott Frey ([email protected]) or Hannah Henegar ([email protected]).

Make sure to check out our Y Hiking Club page on Facebook to meet other club members, check out photos of our past hikes and more.  We hope to see you soon!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon Member
6/30/22 9/10/22 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
09/10/22
Register  
Closes
09/10/2022

10/08 - Chimneytop Gap and Sassafrass Mountain

Easley, Pickens, Powdersville
10/8/22 - 10/8/22
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Join us for the Chimneytop Gap and Sassafrass Mountain Trail Hike.

The Chimneytop Gap and Sassafrass Mountain Trail is located near Sunset, SC. 

This is a 5.1-mile out-and-back trail  that is rated as moderately challenging with a 1305ft. elevation gain. 

This hike will take roughly 4 hours to complete. 

This trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash.

All hikers will meet at the trailhead at 8:45am and the hike will begin at 9:00am.

Address: Chimneytop Gap, South Carolina 29685

If you have any questions about this hike, email Scott Frey ([email protected]) or Hannah Henegar ([email protected]).

Make sure to check out our Y Hiking Club page on Facebook to meet other club members, check out photos of our past hikes and more.  We hope to see you soon!

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon Member
6/30/22 10/8/22 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/08/22
Register  
Closes
10/08/2022

11/12 - Lower and Upper Whitewater Falls

Easley, Pickens, Powdersville
11/12/22 - 11/12/22
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Join us for the Lower and Upper Whitewater Falls Trail Hike.

The Lower and Upper Whitewater Falls Trail Hike is located near Sapphire, NC. 

This is an 8.5-mile out-and-back trail that is rated as moderately challenging with a 1660ft. elevation gain. 

This hike will take roughly 6 hours to complete. 

This trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash.

All hikers will meet at the trailhead at 8:45am and the hike will begin at 9:00am.

Address: Foothills Trail Lower Falls, Unnamed Road,, Salem, SC 29676

If you have any questions about this hike, email Scott Frey ([email protected]) or Hannah Henegar ([email protected]).

Make sure to check out our Y Hiking Club page on Facebook to meet other club members, check out photos of our past hikes and more.  We hope to see you soon!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon Member
7/1/22 11/12/22 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
11/12/22
Register  
Closes
11/12/2022