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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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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.