Paddle SC

Terms of Use

Paddle SC: Terms of Use

The information distributed in conjunction with this website is offered to you on your acceptance of these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and other notices posted on this website. Your use of any content presented in any and all areas of the website indicates your knowledge and agreement to these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and other notices posted on this website. If you do not agree to be bound by and comply with all of the foregoing, you may not access or use our information or website services. We suggest you print a copy of each of these documents for your records.

Paddle SC shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, add or remove any terms or conditions of these Terms of Use without notice or liability to you. Any changes to these Terms of Use shall be effective immediately following the posting of such changes on this website. The most recent version of these Terms of Use may always be found at You agree to review these Terms of Use from time to time and agree that any subsequent use by you of this website following changes to these Terms of Use shall constitute your acceptance of all such changes.

These Terms of Use were last modified on June 23, 2017.

Waterways/Trips Content

Paddle SC has published the information contained in this site for informational purposes only. You may freely search, view, download, and print the documents and information contained on this site for personal and non-commercial purposes only, which is provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind. The information contained in this site is the exclusive property of Paddle SC’s partner organizations and any respective copyright owners. The content, code, design, and all graphics of this site may not be published, posted, reproduced, or redistributed by third-parties without the express written consent of Paddle SC.

Waterways/Trips Status

The map and description posted for each trail is for general information only and does not necessarily reflect the trail status at the time of use, or the actual local trail conditions you may encounter. The trail status was reviewed and approved by the land owner or manager at the time of posting on Paddle SC. Trail status may vary with changing conditions such as temperature, weather, construction, type of terrain, and usage. Any noted signs or landmarks are listed only for your convenience, and there is no guarantee that they will be there at any given time.


I understand that waterway use can be a hazardous activity that has risks resulting for accident or physical exertion. I agree, as a consideration of, and in consideration for being permitted to use Paddle SC and all content provide herein, to freely and expressly assume and accept any and all risks, inherent or not inherent, whether during the preparation, use or travel to or from the waterway.

Based on such assumption of risk, I hereby irrevocably release and hold harmless Upstate Forever and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SC DNR) and each Paddle SC stakeholder, its employees, organizational partners, volunteers, subcontractors, sponsors, agents, successors, heirs, assigns, affiliates, principals, owners, and legal representatives from all claims, rights, demands, or actions which I or my successors, heirs or assigns may have in connection with damages or injuries to persons or property should they occur. This website is for general reference purposes only. Paddle SC makes no warranty or representation as to the accuracy of the content in this website.  We collect information that is voluntarily provided by organizations, Counties, Cities, and private property owners, and as such, those who have provided data for this website shall not be held liable; Paddle SC’s administrator, lead partners, and all affiliated organizations, funders, and individuals disclaims all responsibility for any costs, injuries, or damages to persons or property that may arise from its use.

General Site Use

You agree to follow all applicable laws and regulations when using this website. Furthermore, you agree that you shall not:

• Upload, post or otherwise transmit through or to this website any content that:

• Is unlawful, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, lewd, offensive, defamatory or otherwise objectionable;

• Might infringe on the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, rights of publicity, or other proprietary rights of others;

• Contains any viruses, trojan horses, time bombs, or any other harmful programs or elements;

• Disrupt, place unreasonable burdens or excessive loads on, interfere with or attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the website, its computer systems, servers or networks;

• Provide false information about yourself, impersonate any other person, or otherwise attempt to mislead others about your identity or the origin of any content, message or other communication;

• Transmit junk mail, chain letters, or other unsolicited bulk e-mail or duplicative messages;

• Collect information about other visitors to our website without their consent or otherwise systematically extract data or data fields, including without limitation any financial data or email addresses;

• Sell access to or the use of this website, including any content contained on, downloaded or accessed from this website, except as specifically permitted in writing by Upstate Forever or South Carolina Department of Natural Resources;

• Redistribute any content, including data, provided by Paddle SC in any manner whatsoever including by means of printed publication, fax broadcast, web pages, e-mail, web newsgroups or forums, or any other electronic or paper-based service or method;

• Intentionally alter the format in which site data is provided by us or otherwise circumvent our regular interfaces to such data; and

• Embed or import any site data provided into any information services (whether or not web-based), data files or application software, including without limitation episode index systems, except as specifically permitted in writing by Upstate Forever or South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.

By uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting through or to our website any content, you grant to us, our successors and assigns, a non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty free, perpetual, non-revocable license to use or distribute such content in any manner otherwise than as stated in our Privacy Policy.

Breach of these terms will result in the removal of your account, server bans, and possible legal action.

Please paddle safely. Respect the land and be courteous to those you encounter. And enjoy your time on the water.

Paddle SC is presented by
Upstate Forever
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
South Carolina National Heritage Corridor
Rainey Foundation