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Jones Gap State Park, Marietta

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#20 of 75 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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  • Took my daughter hiking here. Incredible hike up to Rainbow Falls. The river is beautiful, and the falls are so picturesque! 5 miles out and back. Tough trail. Must see if capable. Parking on...  more »
  • Such a beautiful area! There were so many different options for hikes, we were able to do each of the big waterfalls during the 2 days we were there. It was definitely a lot of hiking, but it was SO.....  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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