Jackson, South Carolina: Atomic Ghost Town Trail

Walk the tourist trail to visit the now-gone town site of Ellenton, which was bulldozed in 1951 to make room for the Savannah River Site plutonium reactors.
Address:
Atomic Rd, Jackson, SC
Directions:
About 8.5 miles southeast of Jackson, on the west side of Hwy 125/Atomic Rd. There's a tiny pulloff/parking area at the trailhead.
Save to My Sights
Jackson, South Carolina - Deep South Wants Share Of Nuke Fame
Savannah River Nuclear Bomb Plant Site: For decades, the Savannah River Site in South Carolina has been a backwater of America's atom bomb heritage. [10/07/2008] Complete Story...

Nearby Offbeat Places

Lobster RacesLobster Races, Aiken, SC - 23 mi.
Wayward Kentucky Fried Chicken BucketWayward Kentucky Fried Chicken Bucket, Keysville, GA - 18 mi.
Devilish Creature Made of Metal JunkDevilish Creature Made of Metal Junk, Windsor, SC - 21 mi.
In the region:
Big Cup, Augusta, GA - 23 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

April 22, 2019

My Sights

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

South Carolina Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

KGB Espionage Museum, New York, New York (Apr 22-28, 2019)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Nearby Hotels: Jackson, South Carolina

Nightly rates found:

Book Now

 

Favorite Quirky City Sights