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Waterfalls

Our parks and hiking trails are dotted with waterfalls both large and small. Take a dip, take a picture, take a moment to enjoy one of nature's gifts.

Carrick Creek Loop Trail Carrick Creek Loop Trail This trail is a moderately strenuous 1.8-mile trail loop. You will see old growth forests, trilliums in the spring, and other various wild flowers throughout the seasons. This trail will take approximately 1 hour to complete. Phone:  (864) 878-9817City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Eastatoe Falls/Twin Falls Eastatoe Falls/Twin Falls These beautiful waterfalls are nestled in the Eastatoe Valley. They are an easy hike of about 1 mile. The falls consist of two falls. The larger of the two is about 75 feet high. City:  Sunset→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Foothills Trail Foothills Trail This is an 80-mile footpath extending from Table Rock State Park at its eastern terminus to Oconee State Park in the west. It take the hiker through the heart of the Jocassee Gorges. Phone:  (864) 467-9537City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Jocassee Gorges Scenic Driving Tour Jocassee Gorges Scenic Driving Tour This 70-mile drive begins and ends in Pickens County and crosses into North Carolina, and will take a full day if you make every stop. If you enjoy hiking, allow time to experience several recommended trails along this driving tour. Call (864) 654-1671 for a brochure. Phone:  (864) 654-1671City:  Sunset→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Jumping-Off-Rock Jumping-Off-Rock The Jumping-Off Rock area is one of the prime destinations on Jocassee. The Horsepasture Road entrance is near the community of Rocky Bottom off U.S. Highway 178, about 8 miles north of the intersection of Scenic Highway 11 and U.S. Highway 178 in northern Pickens County. Phone:  (864) 654-1671City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Laural Fork Heritage Preserve/Wildlife Management Area Laural Fork Heritage Preserve/Wildlife Management Area Activities: Important Bird Area, Campfires, Equestrian, Driving, Primitive Camping, Biking, Nature Viewing, Hiking, Hunting, Fishing. Laurel Fork Heritage Preserve covers 1,361 acres in Pickens County Phone:  (864) 654-6738City:  Sunset→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Laurel Fork Falls Laurel Fork Falls Spills 80 feet directly into Lake Jocassee. May be reached by a 30 minute boat ride, or by an 8-mile hike along the Foothills Trail from U.S. 178 at Rocky Bottom. City:  Sunset→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Long Shoals Wayside Park Long Shoals Wayside Park Part of the Poe Creek State Forest, the 10-acre park overlooks Little Eastatoee Creek. Favorite with anglers looking for trout, families enjoying a picnic, or great for those looking for a mostly flat trail. City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Pinnacle Mountain Trail Pinnacle Mountain Trail This trail is a fairly strenuous 3.3 miles (one way) trail. Before starting, you should register at the Nature Center, and remember to take along plenty of water for the hike. Phone:  (864) 878-9813City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Table Rock State Park Table Rock State Park Table Rock Mountain provides a towering backdrop for an upcountry retreat at the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Phone:  (864) 878-9813City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map