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Paris Mountain State Park

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Rainy Columbus Day Weekend

We drove up from Charleston with this as one of the new places to visit for a hike. We really enjoy... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2017
GG-CHS
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Great little campground

My husband and I are back from 4 days at Paris Mountain Campground. It's a little campground with... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2017
NO2Diver
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

We drove up from Charleston with this as one of the new places to visit for a hike. We really enjoy Table Rock, but its a little far for this trip. The Sulphur Springs Loop was a really nice hike. Woods, minimal vistas, streams, natural...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

My husband and I are back from 4 days at Paris Mountain Campground. It's a little campground with 38 sites. Not going to lie, some sites you'll have to be creative with your leveling as ... well it's in the foothill mountains let's remember... Not...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

This park is a great place to go swimming, biking, hiking or just plain relaxing. You can also rent a canoe. It is dog friendly so you can certainly bring your pet to enjoy the outdoors, but it must be kept on a leash. Taking...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed September 14, 2017

We go here a lot especially when time crunched to hike 3 to 7 miles of easy to moderate trails. Brissy Ridge trail is a good just under 3 mile hike. We do the loop clockwise so we do the hard up at the end...More

Thank onemichael
Reviewed September 13, 2017

I like this because it is not difficult to hike in but still has really cool things to explore - the lake in the park is fantastic - Would highly recommend, particularly in the fall.

Thank Dean E
Reviewed September 10, 2017

This is a great state park, the lake looks like a 1950's summer movie! Paddle boats, canoes are for rent, tons of different trails, hard and easy. Many picnic areas also. I wouldn't recommend most trails if you have trouble walking, the trails are uneven...More

Thank mrsfratt
Reviewed September 3, 2017

There are many hiking trails to choose from ranging from easy to strenuous, and I would recommend sturdy hiking boots on all trails except the easy lake trails. The trail map is color-coded and relatively easy to follow. Parking is plentiful if you get there...More

Thank TrailDame
Reviewed August 27, 2017

We were staying in Traveler's Rest for a visit and went for an afternoon hike at Paris Mountain. We hiked the Brissy Ridge Trail up to the North Lake. It's a nice hike--a little hilly with roots and rocks but not too difficult. If you're...More

Thank Charlene5152
Reviewed August 22, 2017

My wife and I traveled from Fairfax County VA to Paris Mountain to view the 2017 total solar eclipse. We wanted to view it fron around Greenville SC and Paris Mountain State Park fit the bill. We arrived at 7:15am Eclipse morning, paid our $10...More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed August 9, 2017

I was visiting park and stopped at nearest bathroom to me was at campground. park ranger pulled up and said bathrooms was for registered campers and for me to leave or he would have me arrested. who treats people this way. they expect no one...More

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tadams75
September 27, 2018|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
There are so many trails that I do not remember. The longest, I think, is eight miles if you stay non the same trail.
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tadams75
September 27, 2018|
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Response from Patty R | Reviewed this property |
If you are asking about the length of the walk around the lake, it can take between 30 - 40 minutes, depending on your pace.
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Kearneyjim
September 20, 2018|
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Response from DJSCarolina | Reviewed this property |
Brim,Bass etc... You can Check South Carolina Department of Natural Resources(SCDNR) Web Site or SC Parks and Recreation for more information what types of Fish are in the Lakes/Ponds or ask the Ranger.
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