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Designation: National Scenic Byway
Designation: South Carolina State Scenic Byway
Fees: There are no fees along the byway proper.
Length, One-Way: 110 Miles (183.33 Kilometers)
Time: From 3 hours to all day

General Information

Description - The Savannah River Scenic Highway provides a pleasant drive through the upland section of South Carolina, affording scenic views, glimpses of life in the rural South, and opportunities to experience a special sort of Southern hospitality. Byway visitors receive a friendly wave as they pass by, some fishing tips at a local market, a casual lecture on barbecue traditions, or a lesson on the state's role in the Revolutionary or Civil War.

Along this Scenic Highway, numerous interesting towns and villages are found where visitors can stroll, enjoy festivals and special events, visit historic sites and attractions, and find diverse shopping and eating establishments.

Attractions - The Savannah River Scenic Byway is known for it's Cultural, Historical and Recreational Attractions.

Directions from : As you travel the byway from south to north, approximately nine miles north of Augusta, Georgia, at the South Carolina/Georgia border, take SC 28 north. Continue on SC 28 for 33 miles through Meriwether, Clarks Hill, Modoc, Parksville, Plum Branch, and McCormick. At McCormick, take SC 81 and continue for 42 miles to SC 187. Next, take SC 187 north for 10 miles until you reach SC 24. Take SC 24 west/northwest for 20 miles as you pass through Townville and Tokeena until you reach Oakway at Scenic Highway 11.

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Contact Information:
Savannah River Scenic Byway , , , , Phone: 803-734-1700

Additional Information:
South Carolina Scenic Byways - All three byways in South Carolina, Ashley River Road, Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway and Savannah River Scenic Byway, are designated National Scenic Byways.

Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.


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