Things To Do
: Enjoy fishing in the Middle Saluda, Matthews and Julian creeks for brook, rainbow and brown trout. A valid South Carolina fishing license is required. Artifical lures/flies only, please.
OTHER AMENITIES AND ACTIVITIES
Park Store/Gift Shop
: A small gift shop is located in the park Learning Center and is open 11am-noon, daily. The store includes basic camping supplies, firewood, tshirts and hats.
: Jones Gap is a great park for birdwatching. Resident birds and spring migratory songbirds are plentiful.
: 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 Recreation Area links Caesars Head and Jones Gap state parks. Registering with the park before using these trails is mandatory. Detailed trail maps are available for sale at the park headquarters. Trails include (mileage shown is one-way):
Cleveland Connector (0.5 mile)
Coldspring Branch (2.6 miles)
Jones Gap NRT #1 (Jones Gap Falls) (5.3 miles)
Hospital Rock #30 (4.4 miles)
Rainbow Falls Trail (2.2 miles)
John Sloan #21 (0.9 mile)
Pinnacle Pass #20 (10 miles)
Rim of the Gap #6 (4.3 miles)
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