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Enoree River: Union Highway (Unofficial) to Musgrove Mill Historic Site

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Enoree River: Union Highway (Unofficial) to Musgrove Mill Historic Site

Skill Level: Moderate
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Rapids: Class II , III
Length: 6.4 miles
Duration: 3.5 - 4 hours
Portaging: No
What to Expect

This trip is characterized by exciting Class I and II rapids along with long stretches of flatwater. Primarily rural in nature, paddlers will see forested riverbanks.

Access
Put in:
Union Highway River Access and Roadside Parking (Unofficial)
 2470 Union Highway, Enoree, SC 29335
Access Details

Put-in downstream of the Union Highway bridge, river-left. A dirt drive connects to the road 300 feet from the bridge. The drive can become muddy in wet conditions. Park along the road's shoulder away from the guardrails and walk boats down to the river.

Take out:
Musgrove Mill River Access and Parking Area
 725 Horseshoe Falls Road, Enoree, SC 29335
Access Details

The Horseshoe Falls Road area is open from sunrise to sundown daily. Admission to Musgrove Mill Historic Site is free, and the main gate is open 9 am to 6 pm daily. Visit SC Parks website for more information.

Trip Details

The canoe launch at Musgrove Mill is less than 10 minutes away from Union Highway making shuttling cars easy and quick. After putting in, paddlers will experience some exciting Class II-III rapids extending 3,000 feet. After the rapids, the river is primarily flatwater until the take out, with intermittent ripples. Paddlers will only cross under one bridge, the Interstate 26 bridge, about halfway through the trip.There are rapids for 200 feet above the take out; paddlers should follow the left side of the river to the canoe launch river left.

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Union Highway (Credit: Upstate Forever)
Enoree River at Horseshoe Falls access  (Credit: Upstate Forever)
Horseshoe Falls River Access (Credit: Upstate Forever)
Horseshoe Falls River Access (Credit: Upstate Forever)
Horseshoe Falls (Credit: Upstate Forever)
Horseshoe Falls Parking Area (Credit: Upstate Forever)
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