Hiking/Mountain Biking Trail


Mountain Creek
(Paris Mountain State Park)



Description: From Picnic Shelter 4, you can go either direction on this moderately difficult dirt trail. If you go to the right you will connect to the Lake Placid Trail, which encircles Lake Placid. You can ride to the lake, but not all the way around it. If you go left you will pass the amphitheater and continue to a junction with the Sulphur Springs Trail. You can a section of the Sulphur Springs trail, but only to Mountain Lake.

If you are riding a mountain bike, be aware of signs reading "Foot Traffic Only." No mountain bikes on Saturday.

Restrooms are available at the picnic shelters. Insect repellant is recommended in warm weather. Trail may be slippery in wet weather. Pets are permitted on a leash.

Length: 1.2 miles

Directions: From downtown Greenville, drive north on US 25/276 and turn right onto SC 253. At the traffic light bear left to continue on SC 253. Drive for 2.5 miles and turn left onto State Park Road (Greenville County S-23-344). The park entrance is on the left. Enter the park and drive approximately 2 miles to the large picnic area on the left.

Hours: Daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time. Saturday thru Thursday - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday - 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. during Standard Time.

Camping: Please check with the park for campsite availability.

Park Information: Paris Mountain State Park, 2401 State Park Road, Greenville, SC, 29609, Telephone: 864-244-5565          E-mail: pmountainsp@scprt.com

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Updated: May 18, 2006
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