There's something extraordinary about the sound of a waterfall. You can hear it as you approach, water tumbling over rocks before falling to the basin below. In Greenville, we have some of the most remarkable waterfalls in the southeast. And whether you find them along a trail, by boat or by walking through Falls Park in downtown Greenville, their magic won't escape you.
The Blue Ridge Mountains, cast in a blue haze at times, tumble down to lower elevations in northwestern South Carolina. The escarpment is the line where the mountains are visibly reduced to foothills. Table Rock Mountain is one such outcropping. The 11,000-acre Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area encompasses the escarpment, as well as Jones Gap and Cae More
Caesars Head State Park has long been a must-see in the South Carolina Upstate. A granite outcropping atop the dramatic Blue Ridge Escarpment, it offers breathtaking views year-round, especially when fall sets the hardwoods ablaze. More
Once known as "Keowee Path" or "Cherokee Path," this 130-mile road was the route used by the Cherokees and the English and French fur traders. It now provides a scenic alternative to driving I-85 through South Carolina. Stop along the way at Table Rock State Park Welcome Center. For Cherokee Foothills Scenic Hwy 11 driving tours, and thi More
A tribute to the Reedy River, which nourished Greenville's beginnings in 1770, the park is now an oasis in the heart of downtown with scenic overlooks, nature trails, pond, landscaped gardens, waterfalls, and a pedestrian suspension bridge. More
Join Jocassee Lake Tours to explore the wilderness wonder of America’s most beautiful lake. Visit the many waterfalls that can only be seen by boat. Come see why National Geographic declared Lake Jocassee and the Jocassee Gorges as one of the world’s 50 last great places! More
The 3,346 acre park offers trailside camping. Located in the 10,000-acre Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area, the park encompasses the Middle Saluda Scenic River and is an access point to the Foothills Hiking Trail. More than 400 species of plants can be found here. More
The Liberty Bridge- 345 ft long, 12 ft wide and with a concrete reinforced deck supported by a single suspension cable- is like nothing else in the US. Spanning the Reedy River in Greenville, this structure overlooks the local waterfall and the gardens at Falls Park. More
Ride in a custom Jeep Wrangler with a professional mountain guide to Jumping Off Rock, one of the prime destinations on beautiful Lake Jocassee.
From scenic parks in the Blue Ridge Mountains to recreational lake and Blackwater river parks in the Midlands and white sand beaches and tidal water parks on the Atlantic Ocean, South Carolina State Parks preserve and protect some of the most beautiful natural resources and significant historic sites in America. Parks in the Upcountry include: More
Traversing 77mi from Table Rock State Park to Oconee State Park along the state line between the Carolinas, this demanding trail, with steep terrain and slippery rocks, rewards hikers with great views, waterfalls, and a variety of flora and fauna. Six vehicle-access points make it easy to hike the trail in sections.