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State Parks in Upcountry
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Devils Fork State Park
Northwestern Palmetto State is known as The Upcountry, or simply Upstate South Carolina. Bordering Georgia, Tennessee, and of course, North Carolina, this scenic region features a number of South Carolina state parks thanks to vast lakes, great trails, and the Appalachian Mountains.
Covering 400 acres, Sadlers Creek features swimming and boating, plus dry-fun like biking, birding, and the .5-mile Pine Grove Trail. The Lake Hartwell State Recreation Area yields 14 miles of lakeshore, plus hiking, boating, and fishing across 680 acres.
Several state parks pepper the Tennessee border and the Appalachian Trail. Explore Jones Gap State Park, Caesars Head State Park, Table Rock State Park, Keowee-Toxaway State Park, and Devils Fork State Park.
Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Oconee State Park offers even more hiking, fishing, and boating on 1,165 acres. This park, along with the neighboring Oconee Station State Historic Site, are set just northwest of Seneca.
Set east near the North Carolina’s Charlotte metropolitan area and Fort Mill, Kings Mountain State Park, Landsford Canal State Park, and Andrew Jackson State Park offer even more fishing, hiking, and boating – plus historic sites and living museums.
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