Few People Realize That South Carolina Is Home To An Amazing Historical Treasure

Most native South Carolinians know of the legend behind Table Rock that involves Native Americans believing the rock was a table for the Gods; the lower side of the summit was the table’s chair. But did you know Table Rock State Park is home to ancient rock carvings, called petroglyphs?

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Did you know about these primitive rock carvings found in this South Carolina State Park? Do you know of others found in South Carolina?

Table Rock State Park is located at 158 Ellison Ln., Pickens, SC 29671. Entrance in to the park costs $5 adults; $3.25 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3 children ages 6-15; ages 5 and under are free. Park hours are Sunday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (extended to 9:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday). During Daylight Savings Time, the hours are Sunday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (extended to 10:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday). Learn more about Table Rock State Park at this link found on the official website for South Carolina State Parks.