Caesars Head State Park encompasses about 13,000 acres of protected parkland close to the border of Greenville County in South Carolina and Transylvania County in North Carolina. You can reach the park from the city of Greenville by driving along Highway 276 W for about 30 miles. The entrance to the park can be found at the top of the mountain off the highway.
The significant features that attract visitors to Caesars Head State Park include the landmark that the park is named after (Caesars Head) which provides a panoramic view of the terrain from 3,208 feet above sea level. Another landmark within the park is the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area which includes a 420-foot mountain cascade at the end of a moderately strenuous two-mile hike. Other natural features that make the park special include Cliff Falls, Raven Cliff Falls, Firewater Falls, Drip Rock Falls, Lower Wildcat Falls, Upper Wildcat Falls, and Rockcliffe Falls.
Besides this magnificent geography, visitors to the park can also enjoy diverse flora and fauna including wildlife species like the peregrine falcon, black bear, and the federally-endangered green salamander. Unique plant species include wildflowers like the Mountain Sweet Pitcher Plant. Besides enjoying the biota in the park, you can also enjoy fishing, camping, and hiking at the park. These activities are facilitated by several useful amenities within the park.
You are also permitted to bring your dog to the park for some joint activities although it is highly recommended that you strictly adhere to South Carolina State Park rules. Some of the rules relating to dogs and dog owners include the following. You must keep your dog away from lodging areas and you must specifically prevent your dog from wandering within the park unattended to. Furthermore, you must keep your dog in a secure enclosure or on a leash that is no longer than six feet long. Any misbehavior by your dog including excessive noise or threatening and harassing behavior towards other wildlife will not be tolerated and will result in your dog being ejected from the park.