The One Place In South Carolina That Looks Like Something From Middle Earth

If you’ve ever wondered what J.R.R.Tolkien’s “Middle Earth” would look like in reality, then we have great news! South Carolina has its very own Middle Earth and it’s out of this world. Take a look!

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Jones Gap State Park includes nearly 4,000 acres and 30 hiking trails ranging from easy to strenuous. The park includes the head of the Middle Saluda River and several monumental waterfalls. It’s located at 303 Jones Gap Rd, Marietta, SC 29661. Find more information at