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Jones Gap State Park

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Address: 303 Jones Gap RD, Marietta, SC
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we hike to rainbow falls,very exciting,thrilling,scarry up to the hill,very beautiful rocky mountain,its an amazing experience words cannot explain when youre on the top of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 13, 2014
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Key West, Florida
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Key West, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

we hike to rainbow falls,very exciting,thrilling,scarry up to the hill,very beautiful rocky mountain,its an amazing experience words cannot explain when youre on the top of the hill,great day to see a place like this. I highly recommend this place to all the nature lover.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Jones Gap State Park can be a little hard to get to if you don't know where you are going. It is worth a visit. When you get there, you can stand in the parking lot and look up to see Pretty Place (aka Camp Greenville - the YMCA camp). You will see the cross. Parking can be an issue... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Rainbow Falls is a pretty strenuous hike, but so beautiful and lots to see on the way up. Wasn't thrilled about the one bridge that is really just a large squared log with a handrail, but my kids loved that. Lots of smaller waterfalls to look at on the way up and lots of places to rest. Good day hike.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

we started out on a hikie on jones gap trail,,,and decided to visit the rainbow falls. after a few strenuous up hill climbs,,,you come to this beautiful water falls,50-75 ft cascading falls over the rocks,,,worth the climb,nice state park.

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oxford
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We visited this park during a recent vacation in Asheville/Greenville and were very impressed. We tried the Falls Creek Falls hike and were impressed by the hike and the falls. Great workout and a beautiful waterfall to explore at the end! Liked it so much we came back the next day and hiked to both Jones Gap Falls and Rainbow... More 

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Dunlap, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It is a pretty park, but the only reason to go there is to hike to Rainbow Falls. Be sure to get there early. Very limited parking. When spaces are full they only let cars in as others go out. The $5 per person price of admission seemed pretty high in relationship to the services the park provided. If you... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

fantastic state park-trails are challenging,great workout.. clean,safe park-wonderful waterfalls.. enjoyed the trout pond. parking lot is too small for a park this size. come early for the lot fills up quickly. nice restrooms and ranger station. beautiful scenery. Go and enjoy. plenty of picnic tables for an enjoyable lunch.

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Otego, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

There is limited parking. One should probably go early or else later in the day. Park opens at 9am and closes at 7PM. We had 10 cars in from of us when we arrived about noontime. It took about 45 minutes to get to the front of the line and then into the park. There are several trails and waterfalls.... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

When we arrived at the park there were ten cars ahead of us parked at the gate. There ate only 45 parking spots available at any given time. We choose to wait since we drove forty-five minutes to get there. While waiting to get in you can stretch your legs and look down at an amazing river. Once in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is a nice 3 mile round trip in and out hike from the parking area to the falls and back. You walk along the Middle Saluda River most of the way in what appears to be part of an old streambed. We were fortunate to have plenty of water in the falls. Well worth the trip! Would go back... More 

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