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TRAVEL ADVISORY

Jones Gap is expected to be exceptionally busy this weekend.  Make sure you have a reservation prior to coming to the park.  When the parking lot is full, all additional cars will be turned away. (Posted 4/9/21)


PARK HOURS: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., daily.  All hikers must be off trails by 7:00 p.m.


There are new parking procedures put in place at Jones Gap. Day-use Reservations must be made 48 hours in advance. Please read this document for detailed information.


Hike-in trailside campsites are available by reservation.  There is no car-camping or RV camping at this park. 

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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

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., M-Su

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ADMISSION

$6 adults; $3.75 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3.50 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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Top 5 Things To Do

  1. Check out the breathtaking views from the Caesars Head Overlook.
  2. Come to the Hawk Watch and observe as the raptors migrate to their South American feeding grounds.
  3. In the summer, take a dip in the Middle Saluda River or follow the Jones Gap Trail as you go from swimming hole to swimming hole.
  4. Hike the Raven Cliff Falls Trail and check out the tallest waterfall in South Carolina. 
  5. Work up a sweat as you hike the Rainbow Falls Trail and then relax in the cooling mist of the falls. 

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