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TRAVEL ADVISORY

PUBLIC NOTICE:  The Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area invites the public the opportunity to review the Environmental Assessment for the Gap Creek Property Acquisition.  

The Environmental Assessment will be available for review and comments at the Caesars Head Visitor Center.  The public review will be from July 11, 2018 through August 11, 2018.  

You are encouraged to review this assessment and share your thoughts for this important conservation project. Please send an email to cheadsp@scprt.com with your comments.  If you would rather comment in person please contact a Park Ranger.

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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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Caesars Head State Park

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Unique Features

  • Significant Features: Caesars Head is one of South Carolina’s most famous natural landmarks. At 3,208 feet above sea level, Caesars Head provides a panoramic view of the mountain country.

    Another significant landmark in the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area includes Raven Cliff Falls, a 420-foot mountain cascade that awaits day-hikers at the end of a moderately strenuous two-mile trail.

    This area of the Blue Ridge Escarpment ends in South Carolina with an abrupt drop of some 2,000 feet to the foothills below, where the state’s Piedmont region begins. This escarpment affords spectacular scenic vistas and waterfalls, and provides a protected environment for many rare and endangered plant and animal species.

  • Wildlife: Wildlife that can be found on the park include black bear, Peregrine Falcon and the federally-endangered Green Salamander.

  • Wildflowers: Unique wildflowers that can be found on the park include the mountain sweet pitcher plant.

  • Waterfalls: Caesars Head has the following waterfalls: Raven Cliff Falls, Cliff Falls, Firewater Falls, Drip Rock Falls and Rockcliff Falls. Wildcat Wayside, located on Hwy. 11 between Caesars Head and Jones Gap includes the Lower Wildcat Falls and Upper Wildcat Falls.