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South Mountains State Park, North Carolina

(4.7/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
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  • I'm amazed that so many folks are unfamiliar with NC's largest state park! South Mountain offers hiking, biking, and horse trails. There are camping sites, picnic sites, and a wonderful education cent...  more »
  • We were definitely glad we got to the park early as it was quite crowded as we finished our hike. We hiked High Shoals Falls Loop and started on the left hand side of the loop, making the beginning of...  more »
  • This place was far better than what I expected. The trails are beautiful and picturesque with a few waterfalls here and there. There is plenty of parking and picnic tables as well as decent bathrooms ...  more »
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  • We love going here for the most beautiful scenic hike. Its a little strenuous at times. Make sure you take bug spray and water. The restrooms are clean. We love the waterfalls, dipping in the water and reaching the top to see High Shoals Falls. When you hear it clearly, go to the right stairs instead of following the blue dot trail stairs. Signs need to be more clear, since we missed it on our first hike. It's worth the hike and can't wait to go back in the Fall.
  • 30+ years of hiking and camping at this park. So many memories, such a wonderful place. It's a outstanding alternative for those not wanting to travel all the way to Cherokee,Asheville, mt Mitchell,or Boone area to enjoy the NC mountains.
  • Breath taking views. Fantastic trail blazing and clean bathrooms. Great entry level hiking.
  • This place is beautiful and relaxing! The waterfall is gorgeous! The picnic areas are clean and updated. The restrooms are always stocked and clean. They have a visitors center at the entrance that is very eco friendly!
  • Trails are well designed and maintained. Equestrian campground has electric at every site. Barn with stalls for horses.