Mountains

The Piedmont and Foothills of South Carolina lead to the peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains and are rich with history of the Cherokee Indians who first made this majestic area home. The breathtaking summits of places such as Table Rock and Caesar’s Head secure the state’s claim as beautiful from the mountains to the sea.

Blue Wall Preserve

At 575 acres, the Blue Wall Preserve in upper Greenville County represents one of the most important natural areas in…

5 years ago

Table Rock CCC Camp

This masonry structure, dating to 1935, served as a bulletin board for the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers who stayed…

9 years ago

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

With spectacular Table Rock standing in the distance, Bald Rock Heritage Preserve provides one of the best panoramic views of…

9 years ago

Sand Hills State Forest

Sand Hills State Forest spans nearly 47,000 acres across Chesterfield and Darlington counties. Much of the landscape is described as…

9 years ago

Sassafras Mountain

At 3,553 feet above sea level, Sassafras Mountain in Pickens County is the highest point in South Carolina. The mountain's…

10 years ago

Foothills Trail

Hikers enjoy exploring the Foothills Trail, a 77-mile labyrinth along the Blue Ridge Escarpment that takes backpackers through the edge…

11 years ago

Campobello

Campobello is located in northwestern Spartanburg County. Before the Civil War the land was part of a large plantation owned…

11 years ago

Caesar’s Head

Caesar's Head State Park, located in Greenville County, provides gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Escarpment (PDF). It features campgrounds…

11 years ago

Symmes Chapel

Also known as "Pretty Place," the Symmes Chapel is part of YMCA Camp Greenville, a branch of the YMCA of…

12 years ago

Lake Oolenoy

Lake Oolenoy is one of two lakes located within Table Rock State Park in Pickens County. This beautiful lake spans…

13 years ago