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.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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