by Lacey Eibert Keigley | February 1, 2022

From the Swamp Rabbit Trail to the Boston Marathon

Running can take you places. Literally and figuratively, we know it’s true. Those miles we put on change us. And runners all over the upstate gravitate to our popular Upstate

by Clint Keels | January 27, 2022

Two Claws: A Trail Encounter

Our last night of 2021 ended quiet at the house. No shouting at the sky or guzzling up here to greet January. We were in bed before 9:00 that evening

by Lacey Eibert Keigley | July 10, 2021

Unity March + Bookbag Drive

We will be hosting a walk at 10 am on the Swamp Rabbit Trail, then at 2 pm, we will be hosting a bookbag drive for area Title I schools

by Lacey Eibert Keigley | October 5, 2019

8th Annual Art on the Trail

Event: 8th Annual Art on the Trail Date: Saturday, October 5th Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm Location: Downtown Travelers Rest along the Swamp Rabbit Trail Cost: Free! Don’t let the “Art”

by Lacey Eibert Keigley | March 30, 2019

Sunrift Bike Shop Spring Break Ride

You deserve a break! Come join us for a late afternoon bike ride down the Swamp Rabbit Trail to Compadre’s Mex Mex Grill downtown in the typical Sunrift Bike Shop

by Melinda Long | April 26, 2018

Sister Act: Take One

The idea of sisters teaming up always brings to mind Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen in “White Christmas.”  It’s a fun memory that some of us relive every Christmas season,

by Melinda Long | January 15, 2018

The Story (and the Artist) Behind the Swamp Rabbit Trail Benches

  Blogger’s Note:  Once again, I find myself in the strange position of interviewing someone that I’ve known for many years.  (Don’t tell anybody, but I used to babysit Danny

by Melinda Long | July 20, 2017

Free Books, Food and Youthful Enthusiasm: What could be better?

If you’re riding on the Swamp Rabbit Trail or eating lunch on the porch at The Café at Williams Hardware, you might see something new and quite special out back. 

by Lacey Eibert Keigley | April 10, 2017

A Local Story of Names & Trains

Is it any surprise that Travelers Rest is bursting with creative and interesting people? Is it any surprise that the stories of the people you meet over coffee or sandwiches, on

by Celeste Hawkins | September 10, 2015

National Geographic Calls Travelers Rest a ‘Pleasure Pedaling’ Destination

In its roundup of “pleasure pedaling” bike paths along the East Coast, National Geographic made mention of Travelers Rest as a stopping point. “No need to be a hard-core cyclist to

by Celeste Hawkins | July 6, 2015

The Last of the Train Cars in These Parts

You might think that when the Greenville railroad was dismantled in the early 2000s to make way for the multi-use GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail, all evidence of the track’s railroad

by Celeste Hawkins | June 29, 2015

Counting on the Swamp Rabbit: Greenville’s Favorite Trail, by the Numbers (#2)

The Swamp Rabbit never could live up to its destiny as a railroad to connect Greenville to major out-of-state cities for trade purposes. But what it lacked as a train