20 miles on 1,600 acres: Get to know the Marrington Plantation trail

Image by Air Force Off-road bikers race along the Marrington Trails on Joint Base Charleston-Weapons Station, The Charleston International Airport trains its bicycle officers on the trail system,.

Set in 1,600 acres of woods in the Joint Base Charleston-Weapons Station 20 plus miles of hiking of biking trails.

The former rice plantation Goose Creek outdoor space is bordered by marsh and open water and draws up to 700 visitors a month. 

The Post and Courier has a nice overview of the trails and it passionate keeper; take a read here. They also have a good map here.

The Charleston Air Force Base also has a profile of the trails.

A Department of Defense ID or Marrington Patron Pass issued by the Station's Outdoor Center near the trail is required. Pass is $10 a year and requires a multi-week background check.

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