Mountain Bridge Natural Area Jones Gap to Keowee-Toxaway

Pickens, South Carolina

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This 80-mile drive takes travelers through the Mountain Bridge Natural Area and up and down the Blue Ridge escarpment. A long precipice at the southern edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the escarpment was aptly named “The Blue Wall” by the Cherokee Indians. Along the way are spectacular views, mountain lakes, and the highest mountain peak in South Carolina. Special attractions: Middle Saluda River, Caesars Head Overlook, Symmes Chapel at Pretty Place, Table Rock Mountain, Lakes Oolenoy and Pinnacle, Sassafras Mountain, Jocassee Gorges, Eastatoe Creek, Reedy Cove Falls, Lake Keowee. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.

Mountain Bridge Natural Area: Jones Gap to Keowee-Toxaway Professional Review and Guide

"This 80-mile drive takes travelers through the Mountain Bridge Natural Area and up and down the Blue Ridge escarpment. A long precipice at the southern edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the escarpment was aptly named “The Blue Wall” by the Cherokee Indians. Along the way are spectacular views, mountain lakes, and the highest mountain peak in South Carolina.

Special attractions: Middle Saluda River, Caesars Head Overlook, Symmes Chapel at Pretty Place, Table Rock Mountain, Lakes Oolenoy and Pinnacle, Sassafras Mountain, Jocassee Gorges, Eastatoe Creek, Reedy Cove Falls, Lake Keowee. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more."

Activity Type: Scenic Drives
Nearby City: Pickens
Distance: 80
Season: All year. Upstate is beautiful in spring for wildflowers and in fall when the trees are colorful.
Local Contacts: Jones Gap State Park; Caesars Head State Park; Table Rock State Park
Driving Directions: Directions to Mountain Bridge Natural Area: Jones Gap to Keowee-Toxaway

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May 2018