Walk through history at the Battle of Musgrove Mill State Historic Site. The location of a Revolutionary War battle between the Provincial Loyalists and Patriot Militia in 1780, Musgrove Mill offers visitors a unique opportunity to walk through the battlefield and relive history.
During the battle, the vastly outnumbered Patriot Militia defeated the Loyalists in a surprising victory. Interpretive signs along the trail provide details about historic sites, and the TRACK Trail brochures allow visitors to join either the Loyalist or Patriot forces.
Besides the history component of the site, the TRACK Trail at Musgrove Mill offers visitors excellent birding opportunities, as well as excellent views of other wildlife. The trail also meanders along the Enoree River and past Horseshoe Falls, before climbing up through a forest containing large trees and a pond.
Admission for the Battle of Musgrove Mill State Historic Site is: $3 per adult (16 years and older); $1.50 for seniors (65 and older); $1.00 for children (ages 6-15); and free for children under 5 years old.
Adventures for Battle of Musgrove Mill State Historic Site
Nature's Hide & SeekDifficulty:
Join the Patriot MilitiaDifficulty:
Join the Loyalist ProvincialsDifficulty:
SC State Parks Need for TreesDifficulty:
Driving Directions: From I-26 Westbound: Take exit 52 for SC 56 Cross Anchor/Clinton. Turn right onto HWY 56 and drive north for 6 miles. The park entrance will be on the left.
From I-26 Eastbound: Take exit 38 for HWY 146 Cross Anchor. Turn left onto HWY 146. Drive east for 6 miles and turn right onto HWY 56. Drive south for three miles and the park entrance will be on the right.
From I-385: Take I-385 to I-26 E. Take exit 52. Take a left onto HWY 56 and travel for 6 miles. The park entrance will be on the left.
This TRACK Trail was made possible through a partnership formed with South Carolina State Parks, the Battle of Musgrove Mill State Historic Site, with funding provided by the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation: