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Table Rock Mountain provides a towering backdrop for an upcountry retreat at the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Table Rock State Park features two lakes, a campground, mountain cabins, meeting facilities and its historic, renovated lodge. The park has been one of South Carolinas most popular since it was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. Many of its structures are now on the National Register of Historic Places. Table Rock was home to one of the states first formal nature education programs and now serves as a trailhead for the 80-mile long Foothills Trail through the wilderness along the Blue Ridge Escarpment. Trails through the forested park also include one that leads to the top of Table Rock Mountain itself. The park also hosts a visitors center near the main gate along S.C. 11, the Cherokee Foothills National Scenic Highway.

Really stunning boulder field and waterfall! The spur trail to the falls can be quite hard to follow after a certain point if there is a lot of leaf litter(ie, the second time I went here). Also, there is one point where you *think* that the trail is blocked but if you keep on walking, there is a path through the downed branches and trees. What I'm saying is, persevere! :) It's an amazing waterfall.

Tuff hike but beautiful views along the way and stunning at the top..... well worth it

I recommend this one all the time... ascending pinnacle, traversing the ridge and coming down table rock is SO much more pleasant (on your legs and for the views and less traffic) than going up the steps of Table Rock! The added miles are nothing compared to the payoff of a great, enjoyable hike! trekking poles for the win on this one, you’ll easily half your descent time.

9 days ago

This was the second time I have hiked this trail in a month. Nice hike up the mountain. We left at 8:00 am and finished at 11:30 am. Don’t forget to go to the end of the trail for the view of the water reservoir. This trail is best experienced by getting on the trail early. You own the trail the earlier you go.

9 days ago

First long hike I'd ever done. View was gorgeous!!! Not for beginners, but well worth the hike!!! Lots of steps and straight uphill stretches.

10 days ago

This hike is my favorite! There are rivers that go all along the trail that give you something to look at. It is also marked very well. This trail is a little bit of a challenge to reach the top but is SO worth the view! HIGHLY HIGHLY recommend this trail! Love it.

Be sure to check out my video on YouTube of this trail before you go! You can find it here: https://youtu.be/B1-yhwKrb-Y

In this video I choose to hike at Table Rock State Park in South Carolina, USA. We chose the popular Table rock Mountain trail.

This park is located in the Blue ridge Mountains of Pickens County in South Carolina. At this park you can swim, boat and camp. There are many types of camping including tent, RV and cabin rentals.

Don't be confused when you get to the top - you reach Governors Rock first before you reach the top of Table Rock.

Nice hike with plenty of stream views. Will do again.


18 days ago

22 days ago

Wow! Tough trail - both up and back. Well worth it! Took me and my group of three about 4.5 hours to complete, going all the way to the end.

I'm over weight with a knee problems pacing myself I was able to make it to the top.
It took me every bit of 3 hrs going up and 4 coming down.
words of encouragement.. The race isn't given to swift,but those who endure to the end.