Can you drive up Paris Mountain?

How much does Paris Mountain cost?

Admission costs $5 for adults, $3.25 for seniors and $3 for children ages 6 to 15 and includes access to the swimming area. During daylight saving time, the park is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and during the winter it’s open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Leashed pets are allowed on trails, but not in the camping or cabin areas.

Do you have to pay for Paris Mountain?

$6 adults; $3.75 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3.50/ child age 6-15; Free for children 5 and younger. This admission includes access to our designated swimming area when it is open.

Are there bears at Paris Mountain State Park?

Bears. Bears are spotted once or twice a year at Paris Mountain State Park, but Taylor said South Carolina hikers are unlikely to encounter a bear. She has only seen a bear once at Paris Mountain, under the persimmon tree.

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Can you hike to the top of Paris Mountain?

Brissy Ridge Trail

At the top of the first steep slope, branch right at the fork with the Sulphur Springs trail. You will pass through oak and pine woods on the ridges, and Mountain Laurel along the creek areas. After you cross the paved park road, you will climb another steep slope back toward the parking area.

Can you swim at Paris Mountain State Park?

Swimming is only allowed in the roped off section of the lake. Swimming, picnic shelters, biking, and hiking also available. Admission to the park is $5 adults; $3.25 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3/ child age 6-15; Free for children 5 and younger.

Is Caesars head open?

9 a.m.- 9 p.m., daily during daylight saving time. 9am-6pm, daily, the remainder of the year. Trails close one hour before dark, year round.

How much does it cost to camp at Paris Mountain?

$6 adults; $3.75 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3.50/ child age 6-15; Free for children 5 and younger.

Does Paris Mountain State Park have a playground?

Park Store/Gift Shop: A small gift shop is located in the Park Center. Tshirts, hats, stickers, water bottles and trail maps are available for sale. Playground: The playground on site is located next to the ball field and sand volleyball court.

Where is the oldest bridge in South Carolina?

Poinsett Bridge is the oldest bridge in South Carolina and perhaps in the entire southeastern United States.

Poinsett Bridge
Crosses Little Gap Creek
Locale Greenville County, South Carolina
Total length 130 feet (40 m)
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Does Paris Mountain have waterfalls?

Waterfall at Paris Mountain State Park – Picture of Paris Mountain State Park, Greenville – Tripadvisor.

Are e bikes allowed at Paris Mountain State Park?


Get your adventure started! Riding your e-bike on US Forest Service land is currently not permitted. However, there are several places where you are good to go! Check out Fire Mountain, Paris Mountain, Lake Norman and Lake Lure.

Why was Paris Mountain State Park built?

The state park on Paris Mountain was constructed during the 1930s as part of Franklin Roosevelt’s “New Deal.” The Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) created Paris Mountain State Park and Camp Buckhorn’s construction followed in 1936.

How long is Paris Mountain?

Paris Mountain State Park Loop Trail is a 7.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Greenville, South Carolina that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

How long is Paris Mountain Trail?

Approximate Trail Lengths:

75 mi. Mountain Creek – 1.3 mi. (one way) Sulphur Springs Loop – 3.6 mi. Brissy Ridge Loop – 2.4 mi.

How high is Paris Mountain South Carolina?

Elevation: 2067+ feet, 630+ meters.