Middle Saluda River Trail

Caesars Head, South Carolina

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The 3346-acre Jones Gap State Park is located in the 10,000-acre Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area. The park encompasses the Middle Saluda River, designated as South Carolina’s first scenic river. More than 400 species of flora, including rare and endangered plants, and state record trees are found in the park. The Environmental Education Center offers nature exhibits and a lab area to explore. Portions of the old Cleveland Fish Hatchery have been restored and are stocked with trout (for observation only), and the park has over 50 miles of hiking trails and is also an access point to the Foothills Hiking Trail via the Jones Gap Trail.
Best Hikes with Dogs: Georgia & South Carolina

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Best Hikes with Dogs: Georgia & South Carolina

by Steve Goodrich & Ashley Goodrich (The Mountaineers Books)

The 3346-acre Jones Gap State Park is located in the 10,000-acre Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area. The park encompasses the Middle Saluda River, designated as South Carolina’s first scenic river.

More than 400 species of flora, including rare and endangered plants, and state record trees are found in the park. The Environmental Education Center offers nature exhibits and a lab area to explore. Portions of the old Cleveland Fish Hatchery have been restored and are stocked with trout (for observation only), and the park has over 50 miles of hiking trails and is also an access point to the Foothills Hiking Trail via the Jones Gap Trail.

©  Steve Goodrich & Ashley Goodrich/The Mountaineers Books. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Caesars Head
Distance: 5.3
Elevation Gain: 1,900 feet
Trail Type: Shuttle
Skill Level: Easy to Moderate
Duration: 3 hours
Season: Spring, fall, winter
Trailhead Elevation: 3,100 feet
Top Elevation: 3,300 feet
Local Contacts: Jones Gap State Park
Local Maps: USGS Cleveland
Driving Directions: Directions to Middle Saluda River Trail

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