Alson Trailhead kid’s trail wins award

JENKINSVILLE – The Palmetto Trail’s Peak to Prosperity Passage  which includes the Alston trailhead in Jenkinsville, was honored recently by the Kids in Parks Advisory Committee for hosting one of the most heavily used TRACK Trails in the program. Kids in Parks developed the TRACK Trails concept that start at Alston trailhead to encourage families […]

Palmetto Trail brings the nation to Fairfield

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – On Aug. 24, Fairfield County was invaded by a 10-member crew of young people from around the country who have come to South Carolina to work with the Palmetto Conservation Corps on the Palmetto Trail. They are spending much of their time in western Fairfield improving the Alston Trailhead, the Fairfield County […]

MSI Students tour Alston Trailhead

Approximately 25 Midlands STEM Institute students and three faculty members hiked a 6.5 mile guided trek on the Peak to Prosperity Passage of the Palmetto Trail Monday, May 10. They concluded the field trip with a picnic lunch at the Alston trailhead park. The guided tour is available to schools and other organizations.

County improves Alston Trailhead

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – The planning process is moving forward for park improvements around the Alston Trailhead of the Palmetto Trail that runs through western Fairfield County, and now there’s a visual: a recently created rendition lays out what the project will look like once it’s complete (see pages 4 and 5). The finished project holds […]