Community Trail

roberts church in anderson sc

The Roberts Church Community Trail (RCCT) project is in the process of providing a combination asphalt, natural, and boardwalk trail system that is currently about a mile in length and open to the public during daylight hours for non-motorized use.

Serving the entire community by enhancing the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of children, youth, and adults, of all ages and abilities, these features are present and open to explore:

- 4 to 6 feet wide adventure / nature trail for sturdy walking   and bicycling, bridge and bench, constructed with natural and pressure treated materials in partnership with Boy Scouts as projects for the Eagle Scout Rank (Eagle Branch Trail dedicated, opened for public use, June, 2014 and enlarged; to .50 mile; (see letsgosc.org/AndersonCounty) ;

- 8 feet wide .47 mile asphalt trail loop built in conformance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Outdoor Recreation requirements;

- Butterfly garden, with solar powered water fountain and engraved bricks, provided by Frances Vasen Garden Club, Palmetto Pride, Anderson Garden Club, and others; and

- Entrance and Parking lot on Providence Church Road with grassy walk of approximately 550 feet to access the other features.

 Fundraising activities are currently active to:

- Build Hyco Memorial Picnic Area named in honor and memory of K-9 Hyco, Anderson County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Officer who lost his life in the line of service 10/21/15;

- Extend the current asphalt trail by adding an asphalt loop of approximately 1,500 feet.

Future Plans may include:

- Paved Providence Church Road driveway, pervious concrete parking lot, terrace entrance, & entrance paved trail loop of approximately 550 feet

- Labyrinth & meditation garden;

- Gazebo;

- Pavilion near the wetland for use by all, an outdoor learning center in partnership with local schools and community groups;

- 4-6’ wide boardwalk trail loop to be built to lead individuals around the USCE determined jurisdictional wetland.

Continued participation, donations of time, efforts and resources from church and community members are graciously accepted and appreciated.  Grants and gifts in kind are also sought.

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