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Explore Getaway Lake Hartwell

Located just 50 minutes outside of Greenville, SC, in Seneca, SC, Getaway Lake Hartwell is nestled in a bustling town with plenty of spots to explore. Here are a few of the spots we’d recommend you check out while you’re on your Getaway.

Walks in the Woods

Seneca Adventure Trail
Distance: 2.3 miles
Difficulty: easy
Dogs are not allowed
This loop trail will take just about an hour to complete, and is intertwined with a disc golf course. The trailhead is located at the Shaver Recreation parking lot.

Yellow Branch Falls Trail
Distance: 3.6 miles
Difficulty: moderate
Dogs allowed

This trail is a local favorite, taking you across streams, through beautiful groves of hardwood trees, and all the way to Yellow Branch Falls, an enchanting 50-foot waterfall. Be sure to wear sturdy footwear.

Blue Hole Falls
Distance: 1.0 mile
Difficulty: easy
Dogs allowed

This trail may be short, but it’s not one you want to miss while visiting the area. This is the perfect hike leading to a swimming area for a warm summer day. The directions will take you to a fork in the road, so be sure to turn left and drive down the gravel road, and the trail will be on the right.

Sustenance and Snacks

Ingles Market
~ 12 minutes from Outpost
Make a pitstop at Ingles Market before getting to the Outpost to pick up all of the ingredients for your favorite campfire recipes.

Walnut Street Bakery
~ 10 minutes from Outpost
For the most delicious coffee and pastries in town, head to Walnut Street Bakery to start your day off on a sweet foot.

Copper River Grill
~ 13 minutes from Outpost
Head to Copper River Grill for the best steaks and seafood in the area.

Things to Do Around the Outpost

Keowee Brewing Company
~ 10 minutes from Outpost
Try some local craft brews and enjoy delicious dishes with ingredients sourced from local farmers.

South Carolina Botanical Garden
~ 17 minutes from Outpost
The South Carolina Botanical Garden has a 70-acre arboretum with miles of trails and streams, a butterfly garden, wildflower meadow and more.

Stumphouse Tunnel
~ 31 minutes from Outpost
While you’re in the area, you can’t miss the Stumphouse Tunnel, an unfinished mountain tunnel from the 1850s. The tunnel is about a quarter of a mile long. Just a short drive away you can stop at Issaqueena Falls Waterfall too.

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