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Jones Gap State Park, Marietta

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#20 of 74 in Nature in South Carolina
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Jones Gap State Park is a South Carolina state park in northern Greenville County, near Marietta. The 3,964-acre (1,604 ha) park, which includes the headwaters of the Middle Saluda River, is, with Caesars Head State Park, administered by the state Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism as part of the Mountain Bridge Wilderness.

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  • I was a little nervous about hiking to Rainbow Falls at Jones Gap State Park. I knew it would be a lot of hiking and stair climbing straight up. It's 2.3 miles up and 2.3 miles back and the...  more »
  • Hiked to Jones Gap Falls last weekend and Rainbow Falls this weekend. Red trail marks are for Rainbow Falls trail, blue marks are for Jones Gap Falls. Both are easy to follow. Rainbow Falls took...  more »
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  • Great state park at the base of the Blue Wall where the Piedmont of South Carolina rises abruptly to the Southern Appalachian Mountains. The climb to Rainbow Falls is beautiful in the Autumn and Winter. But also lovely all year. It is short, but really steep.
  • A very fun hiking experience. A more of a remote location would be a great way to describe! Bring camping gear and enjoy a peaceful time throughout beautiful trails through the woods & wilderness. You can fish & find that the campsites are neatly oriented. Such a great place and the drive is always a pleasure!

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