Explore A True Hidden Gem In South Carolina At Jones Gap State Park

South Carolina is home to 47 state parks, all of which offer something unique. When you’re in the mood to get outside and play, you can’t go wrong when you visit a state park, where trails are carved into the landscape, camping is more often than not an option for inexpensive lodging, and a variety of other recreational opportunities abound.

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If you’re planning to visit Jones Gap State Park on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, you’ll need to reserve a parking spot at least a day in advance. A parking reservation costs $5 per vehicle (in addition to park admission). Learn more about parking reservations at this link. Jones Gap State Park is open year-round beginning at 9 a.m. The park closes at 9 p.m. in warmer months and at 6 p.m during winter. Admission is $6 for adults; $3.75 for SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3.50 for children ages 6-15; and ages 5 and under are free. Learn more from the official website for South Carolina State Parks.

Address: Jones Gap State Park, 303 Jones Gap Rd, Marietta, SC 29661, USA