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Best trails in Table Rock State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Table Rock State Park, South Carolina? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 5 hard trails in Table Rock State Park ranging from 6.4 to 17.4 miles and from 1,141 to 3,487 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
Note: The hours listed under the Park Info section are extended to 9pm Sun-Thurs, and 10pm on Fri, Sat. Admission: $6 adults; $3.75 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3.50 children ages 6-15; ages 5 and under, free. Table Rock State Park is located on HWY 11 northwest of Greenville. The mountain peak for which the park is named is the centerpoint of this beautiful area. The park features two great swimming lakes, a campground and cabins for overnight guests, and a fantastic selection of hiking trails.
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Map of trails in Table Rock State Park
Park information
Acreage
3083 acres
Park hours
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mailing address
Table Rock State Park
158 E Ellison LN
Pickens, SC 29671
Contact
(864) 878-9813
Top trails (10)
#1 - Table Rock Trail
Table Rock State Park
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 4 h 6 m
Note: The park is currently closed due to COVID-19. $6 per person to enter the parkShow more
#2 - Pinnacle Mountain Trail
Table Rock State Park
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h 33 m
Strenuous hike to summit of Pinnacle Mountain. Small waterfalls. Good overlook. The trailhead is just beyond the Nature Center at the edge of the parking lot. Be sure and fill out the self-service trShow more
#3 - Table Rock Ridge Trail via Pinnacle Mountain Trail
Table Rock State Park
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Length: 10.7 mi • Est. 6 h 32 m
The trailhead is just beyond the Nature Center at the edge of the parking lot. Be sure to fill out the self-service trail registration at the trailhead. Show more
#4 - Carrick Creek Loop
Table Rock State Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
This is a great little getaway for all ages. The only thing you need is a good pair of shoes and some water. The trail starts at the Carrick Creek Nature Center, there are several different things to Show more
#5 - Pinnacle Lake Trail Loop
Table Rock State Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 51 m
Pinnacle Lake Trail Loop is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pickens, South Carolina that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and offers a number of activitShow more
#6 - Pinnacle Mountain Falls
Table Rock State Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
Gorgeous river and boulder field, excellent waterfall. Awesome hike alongside a beautiful boulder field w/ the river running through it and in some cases under huge boulders. The trail is mostly leShow more
#7 - Sassafras Mountain to Pinnacle Lake
Table Rock State Park
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 4 h 20 m
Sassafras Mountain to Pinnacle Lake is a 9.1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Sunset, South Carolina that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a Show more
#8 - Sassafras Mountain Trail to Table Rock Viewpoint
Table Rock State Park
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Length: 17.4 mi • Est. 10 h 11 m
Sassafras Mountain Trail to Table Rock Viewpoint is a 17.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Sunset, South Carolina that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trailShow more
#9 - Table Rock to Sassafras Viewpoint Loop
Table Rock State Park
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Length: 16.7 mi • Est. 9 h 57 m
Table Rock to Sassafras Viewpoint Loop is a 16.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pickens, South Carolina that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily Show more
#10 - Stool Mountain Trail [PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Table Rock State Park
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 2 h 32 m
NOTE: This trail requires a reservation with Table Rock State Park. The park rangers schedule and guide trips up the mountain. The Stool sits in front of Table Rock and offers beautiful up-close viewsShow more