The Foothills Trail Conference was established on May 23, 1974 as a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization to promote and support the development of the Foothills Trail. It established as its purpose “the coordination of groups and individuals interested in advancing, completion, use and maintenance of the Foothills Trail.” The 77-mile trail linking Oconee and Table Rock State Parks was in place by 1981. The Conservancy has promoted and supported the trail by developing the Foothills Trail Guidebook and map, trail maintenance, and contributing to publications about the trail. In November of 2018, the name of the organization was changed to the Foothills Trail Conservancy.
PO Box 3041
Greenville, South Carolina, 29602