Ion Swamp Road - FSR 228

Total Miles
3.7

Elevation

6.95 ft

Duration

0.5 Hours

Technical Rating

1

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

The Francis Marion National Forest is located north of Charleston, South Carolina. It is named for revolutionary war hero Francis Marion, who was known to the British as the Swamp Fox. It lies entirely within the Middle Atlantic coastal forests ecoregion. The park is also entirely in the Subtropical coniferous forest. This trail is one of the main routes off Highway 17 into Francis Marion National Forest. Along this trail is also the Trail Head for I'ON Swamp a 2.5-mile loop trail that takes visitors into the swamps. This trail is part of a multitude of interconnecting trails through the National Forest.

Photos of Ion Swamp Road - FSR 228

Ion Swamp Road - FSR 228
Ion Swamp Road - FSR 228
Ion Swamp Road - FSR 228

Difficulty

This is a maintained gravel road.

Technical Rating

1

Status Reports

Jason Lewis
Mar 04, 2024
4x4
Open
Normal

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