Ride Marrington Plantation

Marrington Plantation Mountain Bike Trail (Goose Creek): Hardcore mountain bicyclists will forever rag on any trail 20 miles from the Carolina coast, but don’t be mistaken — Marrington is a legitimate ride. Although the 12-mile perimeter loop never drops or rises more than 20 feet at once, the countless v-ditch crossings, sharp curves, and opportunities for jumps and drop-offs keep the ride challenging. Several technical offshoots are scattered along the ride and additional cut-throughs lengthen the total ride opportunity to 17 miles.

Directions from Charleston: From I-526, take exit 19 onto Rhett Ave. northbound. Continue 5 miles and to right on Red Bank Rd. Drive 2.9 miles through the Naval Weapons Station to the green “Marrington Plantation” sign on.Turn in and parking is on your right.

Marrington Plantation Bike Riding

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