Paris Mountain State Park

2401 State Park RD

Paris Mountain State Park’s roots date as far back as the Great Depression, when it was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. This heritage can still be seen in the preserved stone and timber outside of the renovated bathhouse, now known as the Park Center. Inside, the center features historical exhibits and a classroom to teach young and old about the park’s ecology.


Susan Dunlop

Monday, June 25, 2018
Rather run-down. Nary a level site in the place. The only place to put garbage is down the mountain (not in the campground). (No place deposit the dog mess you've diligently picked up.) The access road hair-raising, depending on whom you encounter coming from the opposite direction. The campground is overpriced. But it is pleasant enough.

James C

Sunday, March 4, 2018
Great place for a picnic, a get together, a hike or a bike ride. The staff is friendly and eager to help. No bikes on Saturdays. Most bikers are great about sharing the trail with families but some.. just be alert. Great trails for biking especially being so close to downtown. Camp sites are clean and we'll kept. Firewood is available with a donation. The rustic sites are also great. The upper lake, at the rustic sites, is clean and peaceful. It is perfect for a relaxing swim. I recommend grabbing a waterproof map from the info center for a few dollars. There are so many things I missed, prior to having the map. Paris Mountain is wonderful!

Travis Travinyle

Saturday, June 16, 2018
Fortunate to live so close to one of upstate South Carolinas best state parks. There is an array of excellent hiking trails with views. Also a lake to cool off during the summer. The campground is well kept and mostly in the shade. The lake also contains paddle boats and canoes for rental.

Rachel Ratliff

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
The park is beautiful. Great place to camp. The staff are amazing. The one thing that would bring it to 5 stars is if there were more garbage cans available on the trails and in the camp. The only dumpster is .5 miles away from the camp. Long way to walk to throw away some dog poop.

Doug Keener

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
With the exception of a few sites this park is not RV friendly. It's even hard to find a semi level area for a tent. There is no night time Ranger on duty but they do have a campground host. The evening I was there a fellow camper allowed their dog to bark outside till 11 when other campers finally intervened. I would hope that is not a normal occurrence as this is a nice park with plenty of hiking trails and biking trails

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