Things To Do
Learn more about Hawk Watch at Caesars Head.
: Enjoy fishing in the Middle Saluda River, Matthews and Julian creeks for brook, rainbow and brown trout. A valid South Carolina fishing license is required. Artifical lures/flies only.
OTHER AMENITIES AND ACTIVITIES
Picnic Area and Shelters
: Picnic tables are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Wireless Internet Access
: Complimentary wifi is available for park guests at the Visitor Center.
Park Store/Gift Shop
: The park store, located within the Visitor Center, includes a variety of gift and souvenir items that include tshirts, mugs, caps, rocks, jewelry, snacks and other items.
: Fall hawk migration can be viewed at the main overlook from Sept.1-Nov. 30 each year. Other great times for birdwatching include the spring songbird migration and International Migratory Bird Day. Spring birdwatching is incredible with 167 species of birds being viewed on the park checklist.
: Geocaching is permitted. Several geocaches are located on the park. For more information visit the official geocaching website.
: A network of easy to strenuous hiking trails in the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area links Caesars Head and Jones Gap state parks. Registering with the park before using these trails is mandatory.
The trails close one hour before dark, year round.
Detailed trail maps are available for sale at the park headquarters. The trails area as follows:
Bill Kimball #5 (2.1 miles)
Coldspring Branch #3 (2.6 miles)
Coldspring Connector #7 (0.5 mile)
Dismal #12 (1.5 miles)
Falls Creek #31 (1.7 miles)
Frank Coggins #15 (1.9 miles)
John Sloan #21 (0.9 mile)
Naturaland Trust #14 (5.8 miles)
Pinnacle Pass #20 (10 miles)
Raven Cliff Falls (2 miles)
Rim of the Gap #6 (4.3 miles)
Tom Miller #2 (0.7 mile)
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