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HOURS

M-Su 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., daily, during daylight savings time and 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., daily, the remainder of the year. Trails close one hour before dark, year round.

OFFICE

11 a.m. - noon, daily

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ADMISSION

$5 adults; $3.25 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3 children ages 6-15; ages 5 and under, 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

2 scenic waterfalls

18 wilderness/back country campsites

60+ miles of hiking trails of all difficulty levels

1 fish hatchery exhibit and trout pond that once was part of SC's first state-owned fish hatchery

1 designated scenic river, the Middle Saluda River, runs through the park and is available for fishing

13K acres of wilderness when combined with Caesars Head to form the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area

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History & Interpretation

  • Programs and Guided Tours: Jones Gap is a Discover Carolina site, which provides curriculum-based science education programs for South Carolina school children.

    The park also presents family programs and an adult nature series. Please view our program and events listings by clicking on the left-hand programs and events tab.

  • Education Center: Programs are held in the park's Learning Center. The building includes a classroom and aquatic ecology lab.

  • When & How PRT Acquired: Acquired from various land owners from 1976 to 1986