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Caesars Head

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TRAVEL ADVISORY

Due to damage from Hurricane Irma, the Hospital Rock Trail is closed.  The campsites on that trail are open.  The trail is closed above the campsites to the Falls Creek Falls Trail.  For more information, please contact the park directly.

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HOURS

9am-9pm, daily during daylight saving time. 9am-6pm, daily, the remainder of the year. Trails close one hour before dark, year round.

OFFICE

9am-5pm, daily, during daylight saving time. 10am-5pm M-Th and 9am-5pm F-Su, the remainder of the year.

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ADMISSION

Trail access cost: $2 adults; $1.25 SC seniors; age 15 & younger free

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PETS

Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.

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BY THE NUMBERS

1 awesome overlook where you can see clear to Greenville on a beautiful day

1 Devils Kitchen - you've got to find out the story

60+ miles of challenging hiking trails

420 cascading waterfall - Raven Cliff Falls

5 other waterfalls accessible through the park

18 primitive, backcountry campsites

3208 feet above sea level

3 months a year thousands of hawks migrate right through the park! Sept. 1- Nov. 30

13K magnificent acres preserved and protected for you

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any campsites at Caesars Head State Park or Jones Gap State Park?

The Mountain Bridge (includes Caesars Head and Jones Gap State Parks) has 18 hike-in, backcountry campsites that range from a .25-mile hike to a 11-mile hike.  No drive up campsites are available on the park. There is no water or electricity provided at the campsites.

How long is the hike to Raven Cliff Falls?

The Raven Cliff Falls overlook is a 4.4-mile round trip hike taking two to three hours. The suspension bridge crossing the top of Raven Cliff Falls is a seven-mile round trip hike taking four to five hours.

Are trail maps available for purchase at the park?

Hiking maps may be purchased at the Caesars Head or Jones Gap ranger stations.

Is swimming permitted at the park?

There is no swimming permitted at the park. You may wade in the Middle Saluda River located at Jones Gap.

Are there picnic areas at the park?

Picnic tables are located near the Caesars Head and Jones Gap ranger stations.

Is wi-fi available at the park?

Complimentary wi-fi is available in the Visitor Center at Caesars Head State Park.  Please see the front desk staff for the password.

Does the park have cabins for rent?

There are no cabins for rent at the park. The nearest state park cabins are located at Table Rock State Park.

Where is the park’s Ultimate Outsider stamp located?

Our Ultimate Outsider stamp is located at the orientation kiosk in the main parking lot near the restrooms. There is an additional stamp in the visitor center at the front desk.

Where can I find a list of state park rules and regulations?

You can find the South Carolina State Park rules and regulations, along with campground rules and regulations at this link.

For more general, statewide frequently asked questions, please click here.