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What is the Spanish Moss Trail and why is it important? The Spanish Moss Trail (SMT) is a rails-to-trail greenway project owned by Beaufort County, SC and located in the heart of Northern Beaufort County. In November 2009, Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority (BJWSA) acquired the right-of-way for the historic Magnolia Rail Line to use […]



How does the Spanish Moss Trail benefit our community? Encourages healthy lifestyles by providing a paved, dedicated pedestrian and bike trail Connects neighborhoods, parks and businesses Spurs economic development and neighborhood revitalization Offers public access to water and marsh views Increases real estate values Promotes tourism Creates public access for residents and visitors to enjoy […]

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Three years ago, the Spanish Moss Trail had yet to reach the drawing board. Today, three phases of the Trail are open for public enjoyment — connecting 5 miles of the Town of Port Royal, City of Beaufort to the Marine Corps Air Station community. We have continued to advocate for the fourth phase (called Segment […]