This Easy Fall Hike In South Carolina Is Under 2 Miles And You’ll Love Every Step You Take

Few things go together more than hiking and autumn in South Carolina. After a summer filled with sweltering heat. it’s easy to find some natural hiking motivation from the cooler temps and the following hike is not only short and picturesque, it’s also a loop! This means, if you’re bursting with energy, you can double your pleasure on this hike with another trip around the loop. When you see how beautiful this trail is, you just may want to take it twice!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Paris Mountain State Park is located a mere six miles outside of Greenville. The address is 2401 State Park Rd., Greenville, SC 29609. It is open year-round with the following hours: daily 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. during daylight saving time; winter hours: daily 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. extended to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesdays. Admission to this state park is $5 adults; $3.25 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3/ child age 6-15; the park admission is free for children 5 and younger. Three annual passes are available from SC State Parks. Prices range from $50 – $99. Learn more on the official website of South Carolina State Parks.

Can’t get enough of this year’s brilliant fall foliage views? Here’s a fall foliage road trip we put together, complete with fun places to stop along the way!