Pets allowed
Allowed
Guided tours
No
Backcountry camping
No
Lodging
No
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Bald Rock Heritage Preserve is a complex of granite outcroppings adjacent to Caesar's Head State Park comprising 165 acres. 

This roadside attraction's main draw is the beautiful panoramic views, and it is usually very crowded because of this. During the fall, it is a prime location to see the foliage change colors. The preserve also includes two headwaters that are instrumental in maintaining the rare species of plants that grow here, including grass of parnassus and piedmont ragwort. 

The rockface is covered with brightly-colored graffiti all the way from the parking lot to the bottom, even though it's on public property. The park is only open during daylight hours, but many stargazers see it as a perfect viewpoint to avoid the light pollution of Greenville and other nearby cities. 

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Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Congestion

High

Parking Pass

Not Required

Pros

Sweeping scenic views. Unique geology. Short walk.

Cons

Graffiti. Big crowds.

Features

Geologically significant
Bird watching
Wildlife

Location

Nearby Adventures

Southern Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina
Southern Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina

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