This Former State Park In South Carolina Will Be Your New Favorite Getaway

Once again, history and nature merge to create an outstanding outdoor recreation spot in South Carolina. Most people don’t know about this 240-acre park in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains – or its historical significance tied to being a former state park.

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Pleasant Ridge Park is open year-round, seven days a week. The hours are March through October from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and November through February 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Park admission is free. Learn more at this link on the official website of Greenville County Rec.

Address: 4232 Highway 11, Marietta, SC, 29661