Friday brought an unseasonably warm and early antidote to cabin fever for Rock Hill and York County.
With highs in the low 70s and upper 60s expected this weekend, it should be a great weekend to get out and stretch your legs.
Here are a few local places designed just for this type of weekend:
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Location: 2850 Cherry Road, Rock Hill
Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily
A 2 1/4-mile asphalt trail offering scenic views of the Catawba River and a great location for outdoor activities. The trail is a shared-use trail allowing for walking, running and biking. Pets are allowed on a 3-foot leash.
Location: Near the intersection of Brattonsville Road and McConnells Highway, McConnells
Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday
Admission: Adults, $6; 60 and older, $5; ages 4-17, $3; museum members and 3 and younger, free
Historic Brattonsville is home to an award-winning Heritage Farm program. Demonstrations of historical farming techniques, including plowing a field using a horse, and day-to-day activities are presented by costumed interpreters throughout the year on the Bratton Plantation.
Anne Springs Close Greenway
Location: U.S. 21 Business at Dairy Barn Lane, Fort Mill
Hours: 7 a.m.-sunset daily
Admission: Most activities are free to Greenway members; for non-members: hiking and picnicking, $3; cycling, $5; personal horseback riding, $15 per horse
The greenway is home to 2,300 acres of hardwood forests, prairies, creeks, streams, lakes and ponds protected by a conservation easement. It has more than 30 miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails, historical cabins, a grist mill with working waterwheel, and a nature center filled with wildlife and historical exhibits.
See warm weather video below