SCDOT is proud to partner with the South Carolina Scenic Highways Committee to designate 20 routes on over 415 miles of Scenic Byways throughout the state of South Carolina. Visitors can enjoy significant scenic, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, commercial, and economic destinations along these routes and the surrounding areas. To learn more about South Carolina, you can visit the Discover South Carolina website.
Four of these routes, Ashley River Road, Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway, Edisto Island National Scenic Byway and Savannah River Scenic Highway, have been given the distinction of National Scenic Byways.
Choose one of the links below to explore one of South Carolina's Scenic Byways.
For more information about South Carolina Scenic Byways, you can contact the Office of Enhancement Programs Outreach: P.O. Box 191, 955 Park Street Columbia, SC 29201 in room 120B or by telephone at 803-737-1953
Andrew Pickens Scenic Parkway (PDF 428 Kb)
SC 11 through Oconee and Pickens Counties.
Ashley River Road (PDF 1.04 Mb)
Ashley River Road (SC 61) in Charleston County from Church Creek Bridge, for 10 Miles Northerly (This route was designated a National Scenic Byway in June, 2000).
Bohicket Road (PDF 749 Kb)
S-20 (Bohicket Road) in Charleston County, from SC-700 Southerly to end near Kiawah Island.
Cherokee Foothills (PDF 627 Kb)
SC 11 from I-85 in Oconee County to Gaffney in Cherokee County, this route overlaps Andrew Pickens Scenic Highway (this routes was designated a National Scenic Byway in June, 1998).
Cowpens National Battlefield (PDF 659 Kb)
Portion of SC-110, from the town of Cowpens in Spartanburg County to the Cowpens National Battlefield in Cherokee County.
Fort Johnson Road (PDF 544 Kb)
Fort Johnson Road in Charleston County
Hilton Head Highway (PDF 388 Kb)
I-95/US 278 Connector Route from I-95 to S-88 in Jasper County Easterly to SC 278 in Beaufort County.
James Edwin McTeer Bridge & the Causeways (PDF 572 Kb)
SC 802 in Beaufort County from US 21 to SC 281 in Port Royal.
Long Point Road (PDF 174 Kb)
Long Point Road in Charleston County, from Whipple Road to US 17 North.
Mathis Ferry Road (PDF 263 Kb)
Mathis Ferry Road, from Whipple Road to 7th Street in the town of Mount Pleasant.
Old Sheldon Church Road (PDF 500 Kb)
S-21 in Beaufort County, from the Intersection of US 17/21 to S-3.
Savannah River (PDF 473 Kb)
Beginning at the intersection of SC 11 and SC 24 in Oconee County to the Georgia State line, in McCormick County. Follows along SC 24, SC 187, SC 81 & SC 28 (this route was designated a National Scenic Byway in June, 1998).
S-13 (PDF 186 Kb)
In Beaufort County, from the Bluffton City limits to S-461.
SC 46 (PDF 264 Kb)
In Beaufort County, from US 278 to the Jasper County line.
SC 170 (PDF 574 Kb)
In Beaufort County, from the southern end of the Edward Burton Rodgers Bridge to US 278.
Edisto Island (PDF 1.54 Mb)
SC 174 South of the Dawhoo Bridge in Charleston County.
US 21 (PDF 1.3 Mb)
In Beaufort County, from the southern end of The Lady's Island Bridge to Hunting Island State Park.
US 278 (PDF 1.48 Mb)
In Beaufort County, from SC 170 to S-80 on Hilton Head Island.