Road Trip Planning

Create a South Carolina State #72 PDF

Kms Miles
Reverse Guide Direction

South Carolina State #72 Highway Guide

Miles Kms Item Summary
0.0
0.0
View from highway
Welcome to South Carolina ! Georgia / South Carolina State Line.
0.0
0.0
Point of Information
Crossing Richard Russell Lake, SC. Photo view while crossing the lake. Lake Russell, SC. is one of three lakes on the Savannah River between South Carolina and Georgia owned and managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Construction of Lake Russell was completed in 1984 when the lake reached full pool and became South Carolina's newest lake.
0.0
0.0
Abbeville County, South Carolina
Abbeville County dating back to the 1700`s Abbeville county is rich in history from time of the Cherokee Indians. Dr. Joannes de la Howe is credited for naming Abbeville after his native city in France. Jefferson Davis held his last war cabinet meeting at the Burt-Stark Mansion.
2.1
3.3
Community of Calhoun Falls, South Carolina
Western limits.
2.6
4.2
View from highway - Photo Calhoun Falls, SC. welcome highway sign.
Welcome to Calhoun Falls, SC. - Town of Opportunity.
2.8
4.5
View from highway
Calhoun Falls, SC. business district. Junction of Highway #81 - North to community of Lowndesville, SC. and city of Anderson, SC; South to the R.B. Russell Dam and communities of Mount Carmel, SC. and Willington, SC. Access to the Calhoun Falls State Park. Calhoun Falls State Recreation Area is located on Lake Russell, one of South Carolina's most popular fishing lakes.
2.8
4.5
Junction of Highway #81
Note: Highway #81 is also called Savannah River Scenic Highway. The Byway is a beautiful country drive along South Carolina's western edge, passing through the heavily wooded Hickory Knob State Park and Sumter National Forest, rolling agricultural lands and historic churches, and quaint towns like McCormick and Willington. Fishing, camping, and other recreational oppotunities are available at the J. Strom Thurmond Reservoir and the Savannah River, a short distance off the highway.
3.7
5.9
Services and fuel at highway
Gas and diesel - North side of highway.
4.4
7.1
Access to airport
South side of highway.
6.9
11.1
Point of Information
Crossing McKinley Creek, South Carolina.
8.0
12.9
Point of Information
Crossing the Little River, South Carolina.
10.0
16.1
Point of Information
Crossing Calhoun Creek.
13.9
22.4
Firehouse Road
Junction of Highway #823 - South side of highway.
15.6
25.1
Junction of Highway #28
North of highway to Antreville, SC. and Anderson, SC; South of highway to community of McCormick and the Baker Creek State Park. Baker Creek provides water recreational opportunities near scenic lakeside campsites. Located along South Carolina Heritage Corridor. Two 50-site campgrounds are located along the shores of Strom Thurmond Lake. Both campgrounds are convenient to restrooms with hot showers.
15.7
25.3
Access to lodging
Services, gas, diesel - South side of highway.
16.5
26.6
City of Abbeville, South Carolina
Services, gas and diesel at the highway. Attractions in and around Abbeville; Abbeville Opera House - Abbeville Welcome Center - Burt Stark Mansion - Trinity Episcopal Church - Richard Russell Dam Overlook - Bundy-Barksdale-McGowan House - Bowie Arts Center.
17.5
28.1
Access to Abbeyville, SC. business and historic districts
Junction of Highway #20 North to community of Due West, SC. and the Erskine College, SC. Junction of Highway #203 North.
17.6
28.3
Services and fuel at highway
Gas and diesel available.
18.2
29.3
View from highway
Driving East.
18.8
30.3
Access to lodging
North side of highway.
19.2
30.9
Services and fuel available at highway
Gas and diesel - South side of highway.
20.1
32.3
View from highway
Driving East.
21.7
35.0
Point of Information
Crossing Long Cane Creek, South Carolina.
23.8
38.3
View from highway
Driving East.
25.4
40.8
Greenwood County, South Carolina
Eastern county line. Greenwood County, SC. a hunting & fishing paradise.
27.1
43.6
Junction of Highway #72 Business Route
South side of highway. Access to city of Greenwood, South Carolina.
28.3
45.6
View from highway - Greenwood, SC. welcome highway sign.
Welcome to Greenwood, SC. Access to Greenwood, SC. business section.
29.4
47.3
Junction of Highway #25
North to communities of Ware Shoals, SC. - Princeton, SC. - and Greenville, SC; South to Edgefield, SC. and Warrenville, SC. Junction of Highway #178 North to communities of Harris, SC - Honea Path, SC; South to Saluda, SC. - Batesburg-Leesville, SC.
30.0
48.3
Grace Street
Junction of Highway #254 - North of highway to Greenwood, SC.
31.4
50.6
Junction of Highway #221
Services, gas and diesel available at highway - South side. Junction of Highway #72 Business Route. Note: Highway #72 overlaps #221 at this point.
31.9
51.3
Access to lodging
South side of highway.
34.9
56.2
View from highway
Driving East.
35.2
56.7
Point of Information
Crossing Coronaca Creek, South Carolina.
36.4
58.6
Junction of Highway #246
North to communities of Coronaca, SC. Cokesbury, SC; South to Saluca, SC. Services at the West side of highway.
38.5
62.0

Point of Information - crossing Lake Greenwood, South Carolina. View from highway while crossing bridge.
38.6
62.1
Point of Information
Crossing Lake Greenwood, South Carolina. Looking South at Lake Greenwood, South Carolina.
41.1
66.1
Point of Information
Crossing Cane Creek, South Carolina.
44.1
70.9
Junction of Highway #39
South to communities of Greenwood Shores, South Carolina and Saluda, South Carolina; North to Laurens, South Carolina.
46.9
75.5
Community of Mountville, South Carolina

49.0
78.8
City of Clinton, South Carolina
Access to the Prebyterian College and the Musgrove Mill State Historic Site.
54.6
87.9
Point of Information
Crossing Bush River, South Carolina.
55.5
89.3
Junction of Highway #72 Business Route

55.7
89.7
Junction of Highway #56
South to Lake Greenwood State Park. This 914-acre park covers five peninsulas that provide 212 miles of shoreline for lakeside camping, fishing and picnicking. One hundred and twenty-five paved sites may be used by both RVs and tents, while 5 sites are for tent campers only. Each site has water and electrical hook-ups and a picnic table. Many paved sites accommodate RVs up to 40 feet. All sites are convenient to hot showers and restrooms.
58.6
94.3
Junction of Highwy #76
South to communities of Joanna, Kinards and Columbia; North to Princeton. Access to Newberry College. Access to Interstate Highway #26.
60.0
96.5
Access to I-26
North to Spartanburg, SC. South to Columbia, SC.
60.3
97.1
View from highway
Travelling East.
61.7
99.3
Roadside turnout
Gravel, no services - South side of highway.
61.7
99.3
View from highway
Driving East.
64.6
103.9
Sumter National Forest
Western boundary. Visitors to the Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests find many recreational opportunities. Some enjoy developed sites such as campgrounds find hiking, hunting, or horseback riding. - The only campground that offers electrical hook-ups is Buck Hall, located on the Francis Marion. Some of our other campgrounds can handle RVs, but could be a little tight in some places. These include Cherry Hill and Whetstone on the Andrew Pickens, Parson's Mountain and Lick Fork Lake Recreation Areas on the Long Cane, and Woods Ferry Recreation Area on the Enoree.
67.2
108.1
View from highway
Driving East.
68.5
110.3
Point of Information
Crossing Duncan Creek, SC.
68.7
110.5
Point of Information
Crossing Duncan Creek, SC.
70.1
112.8
Blum Road

71.2
114.6
Newberry County, South Carolina
Western county line. Newberry County, SC. (population 34,160) is located in the central Piedmont region of South Carolina between the Broad and Saluda Rivers. It is less than one hour from the metropolitan areas of Columbia, SC. and Greenville-Spartanburg, SC. Lake Murray, SC. and Lake Greenwood, SC. two large man-made lakes, add miles of recreational and scenic shorelines to the county.
71.5
115.0
Roadside turnout
Gravel, no services - South side of highway.
72.8
117.2

Community of Whitmire, South Carolina.
74.3
119.5
Access to downtown Whitmire, South Carolina
South side of highway.
74.4
119.8
Junction of Highway #66 South

74.6
120.1

Junction of Highway #66 South and Highway #176 South to communities of Pomaria, SC. and Columbia, SC. Note: Highway #176 overlaps Highway #72 at this point.
75.3
121.2
Point of Information
Crossing the Enoree River, South Carolina.
75.4
121.3
Union County, South Carolina
Western county line.
76.3
122.8
Highway #176 leaves Highway #72 at this point
Heads North to communities of Union, South Carolina and White Stone, South Carolina. Access to the Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site. Rose Hill's restored mansion and period furnishings, beautiful gardens, historic trees and nature trail on the Tyger River in the old Union District provide a peaceful contrast to the history of the Gist family in South Carolina.
78.7
126.6
Roadside turnout
Paved, no services - South side of highway.
79.3
127.6
Point of Information
Crossing the Tyger River, South Carolina.
82.0
131.9
Access to campgrounds
South side of highway.
82.6
132.9
View from highway - Photo National Forest highway sign.
Access to Pittman Lake, South Carolina - South side of highway via the National Forest Roadway.
84.1
135.4
Point of Information
Crossing Cane Creek, South Carolina.
84.7
136.3
Roadside turnout
Paved, no services - both sides of highway.
85.4
137.5
Community of Carlisle, South Carolina
Access to community of Santuc, South Carolina - North side of highway. Junction of Highway #215. Note: Highway #215 joins both Highway #72 and #121 at this point.
87.8
141.3
Roadside turnout
North side of highway.
88.0
141.6
Point of Information
Crossing the Broad River, South Carolina.
88.1
141.8
View from highway
Looking South at the Broad River, South Carolina.
88.8
142.9
Access to Sandy River Landing, South Carolina

89.2
143.6
Junction of Highway #215
South access to Columbia, South Carolina - 52 miles. Note: Highway #215 overlap ends here.
90.8
146.1
Access to Woods Ferry Recreational Area
West of highway.
91.2
146.7
Point of Information
Crossing Sandy River, South Carolina.
99.5
160.1
Point of Information
Crossing Caney Forke Creek.
100.2
161.3
Access to the Chester State Park, South Carolina
South of highway. The park has 523 acres consisting of a 160-acre lake surrounded by a two-mile nature trail through the pine forest. During the warmer months, enjoy the park's serene and placid setting, or make use of its amenities for camping, archery, and picnicking. Each campsite is packed soil and has individual water and electrical hookups. Some sites accommodate RVs up to 33 feet, others up to 28 feet, while five sites are pull-through. The campground is convenient to restrooms with hot showers.
101.4
163.1
Roadside turnout
Paved, no services - North side of highway.
101.6
163.5
City of Chester, South Carolina
Junction of Highway #9 East to communities of Lancaster, SC. and Pageland, SC; West to Adamsburg, SC. Jonesville, SC. and Spartanburg, SC. Junction of Highway #321 North to communities of Lowry, SC. McConnells, SC. and Clover, SC; South to Cornwell, SC. Woodward, SC. and Columbia, SC. Note: Highway #121 leaves Highway #72 here.
101.6
163.5
City of Chester, South Carolina
Start / Finish of Road Map Highway Travel Guide. -S&e -- For highway travel east via South Carolina Highway #9 See Milebymile.com - South Carolina Highway #9 - Road Map Highway Travel Guide - City of Chester, SC. to City of Pageland, SC. for driving directions. -e