Thomas W. Bartram Trail

This trail features plant specimens identified by famed revolutionary-era botanist, John Bartram, and his son, William.

In the early 1700s, John and William traveled extensively throughout interior South Carolina to identify and catalogue native fauna and flora in colonial America. Many Bartram trails have been established throughout the Southeast, and ours features a variety of native plants for all to enjoy.

Established in 2010, this trail is dedicated to Tom Bartram, who was a good friend of Harold Hatcher and aided in the early development of Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve and served on the founding Board of Trustees. The Thomas W. Bartram Honorarium Fund has been established at the Spartanburg County Foundation to ensure the continued upkeep and development of the trail.

Hatcher Gardens