Walhalla, South Carolina: Abandoned Stumphouse Tunnel

The railroad wanted to get to Tennessee, but all they got was 1,600 feet of South Carolina.
Stumphouse Tunnel Rd, Walhalla, SC
Four miles northwest of Walhalla on Hwy 28. Be careful of the winding road. Only one sign for the tunnel, and that is at the turnoff, which is a right (heading northbound) onto Stumphouse Tunnel Rd. Road ends at the tunnel entrance.
Road to tunnel gated after dark. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
$5 for parking.
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Abandoned Stumphouse Tunnel.

Abandoned Stumphouse Tunnel

There is a small waterfall to the left of the Stumphouse Tunnel, but there is the much larger Issaqueena Falls waterfall down the road and along an easy 0.4 mile trail.

[Chuck Coker, 10/14/2020]
Abandoned Stumphouse Tunnel

Great place to visit and feel like you connected with the earth somehow. Experience the inside of a mountain! The acoustics are really neat. Bring the kids.

[Chelle, 10/12/2020]


Abandoned Stumphouse Tunnel

Nice stop on a scenic drive. Be sure to walk to the observation point at Issaqueena Falls. Pack a picnic and enjoy the sounds.

[Elaine, 10/31/2017]

Stumphouse Tunnel.

Stumphouse Tunnel

Stumphouse Tunnel is lots of fun -- worth the 8 hours round trip from my house.

[Matt Smith, 04/25/2017]

Stumphouse Tunnel.

Abandoned Stumphouse Tunnel

Neat place to check out. Take a flashlight -- it is dark. Make sure to climb the rock wall next to it!

[Blake, 09/03/2014]

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