This Waterfall Staircase At Lake Crawford Is Among The Most Unique In All Of South Carolina

One of the best things about South Carolina’s perfect size is that it only takes a few hours to get from one border to the opposite border. This means that day trips to our farthest reaching state parks like Kings Mountain, which is only a stone’s throw from the North Carolina border, are entirely possible no matter where you live in the Palmetto State. If you love chasing waterfalls as much as you love chasing history, then a visit to this state park and its block hand-laid stair-step waterfall is in order.

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Day trips were made for early starts and awesome destinations. From anywhere in South Carolina, you should be able to get to this waterfall park and back home in the same day. From Greenville, it’s a little over an hour away. From Charleston, it’s 3.5 hours; Hilton Head Island is a four-hour drive, and from Columbia, it’s less than two hours.

Kings Mountain State Park is located in Blacksburg (address is below). In the winter, it’s open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and during daylight savings time the hours are extended to 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. A small admission fee is required for entry: $3 for adults, $1.50 for South Carolina seniors, $1 for children age 6-15, and those age 5 & younger free. Learn more from the official website of South Carolina State Parks.

Address: 1277 Park Rd, Blacksburg, SC 29702, USA