Paris Mountain State Park RV & Campground Guide

South Carolina

Paris Mountain is located right in the city of Greenville, SC. It was once a rural retreat for vacationers, but is now an easy trip for those in the city who want a little peace and to decompress for a bit, surrounded by nature. 

Weather in the park doesn’t get too hot in summer, with the average high in July topping out at 89 F. In winter, January’s average low drops to 33 F. The park gets between 5-9 days of rain each month, and July is usually the rainiest month of the year.

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Weather
Spring 43 F – 80 F
Summer 67 F – 89 F
Fall 42 F – 81 F
Winter 33 F – 56 F
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Nearby Cities
Greenville, SC
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Paris Mountain State Park

Camping is available at Paris Mountain State Park, with paved sites. If you choose to rent an RV, consider renting with RVshare. Each rental vehicle comes with nationwide insurance coverage, 24/7 roadside assistance, and a dedicated team that will work to make sure you have the perfect RV for your travel plans and unique needs.   

There are also several nearby campgrounds where you can stay while you visit the park:

Traveler’s Rest/N. Greenville KOA

In the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, between Greenville, SC and Asheville, NC lies this campground, nestled next to a babbling brook and close to a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, biking, fly-fishing, tubing/whitewater rafting, and zip-lining.

  • Water hookup: yes
  • Electrical hookup: yes 
  • Sewer hookup: yes
  • Wi-Fi: yes
  • Pet friendly: yes
  • Other amenities: laundry, showers, pool, dog run

Springwood RV Park

This campground is located in the heart of Greenville, close to city attractions and to Paris Mountain. 

  • Water hookup: yes
  • Electrical hookup: yes
  • Sewer hookup: yes
  • Wi-Fi: yes
  • Pet friendly: yes
  • Other amenities: laundry, dog park

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What to Do at
Paris Mountain State Park

Inside Paris Mountain State Park

There are a number of things to do at Paris Mountain State Park throughout the year.

Fishing: Visitors to the park can fish 8-acre Lake Placid for bass, bream, and catfish. Reservoir #3 is a 15-acre lake that can be accessed via a two mile hike, and it’s stocked with bass, bream, and catfish as well. 

Canoe, kayak, and pedal boat rentals: Canoe and kayak rentals are available each weekend during spring and fall. 

Playground: There is a playground at the park for kids. 

Swimming: Swimming is permitted in the swimming area. 

Bird watching: Birders can see a variety of fowl including hawks, woodpeckers, and owls in the evening.

Geocaching: There are several geocaches in the park for families to try and find. 

Hiking: There are 15 miles of hiking trails in the park of varying levels of difficulty.

Biking: Biking is allowed on the 15 miles of trails every day except Saturdays. 

Outside Paris Mountain State Park

There’s plenty to do outside Paris Mountain State Park as well! From taking in the local sights to relaxing with a tasty bite to eat, once you’ve explored the park, try one of these activities. 

Restaurants

The Trappe Door

This old-world spot is Greenville’s best place for Belgian beers and cocktails and for Belgian cuisine. From schnitzel to steak frites to seafood Waterzooi, you’ll find a variety of Belgian favorites and perhaps be introduced to a new dish or two.

Type: Belgian

Location: Greenville

Soby’s

With a menu of southern-inspired foods and a focus on locally-grown, seasonal ingredients, Soby’s is a modern twist on classic Southern comfort food. Fried chicken, crab cakes, and bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin are all reimagined at this hip restaurant.

Type: Southern

Location: Greenville

Sassafras Southern Bistro

Sassafras serves up an eclectic mix of Southern food with a French twist. Try the classic fried green tomatoes, the fresh sea scallops, or the signature Sassafras fried chicken.

Type: Southern/French

Location: Greenville

Shopping

Mast General Store Greenville

This retailer has been selling a vast selection of goods including food, clothing, and outdoor gear since 1883. From Lodge Cast Iron to Iron Mountain Metal Craft to Colonel Littleton accessories, you’ll find a variety of unique ideas for gifts and souvenirs.

Location: Greenville

Sightseeing

Greenville Zoo

The Greenville Zoo is a small zoo within Cleveland Park. The compact zoo houses a collection of mammals, reptiles & amphibians. Visit the zoo and then spend some time exploring Cleveland Park as well.

Location: Greenville

The Children’s Museum of the Upstate

The Children’s Museum of the Upstate is a place where children can explore, discover, imagine, and pretend. Shop at the grocery store, blast off in the space area, or head to the Teddy Bear Clinic for some stuffed animal healthcare.

Location: Greenville

Falls Park on the Reedy

This 32-acre park in downtown Greenville is in the West End district, and is considered the birthplace of Greenville. The park was formed when the Carolina Foothills Garden Club reclaimed 26 acres of land that was previously used by textile mills. Sit by the falls awhile and enjoy the sounds!

Location: Greenville

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How to Get to
Paris Mountain State Park

Head northeast on N. Church St. toward E. Elford St, then turn right onto Wade Hampton Blvd. Turn left onto N. Pleasantburg Dr., then right onto Piney Mountain Rd. Make a right on SC-253, then a left onto State Park Rd. Veer slightly left onto Paris Mountain State Park. 

The address for the park is 2401 State Park Rd, Greenville, SC.

Entering Paris Mountain State Park

There is an entrance fee of $5 for adults, $3.25 for seniors, and $3 for children 6-15. Children 5 and under are free.

Adult Entrace Fee : $5

Senior Entrance Fee : $3

Children Entrace Fee : $3

Ages 6 to 15.

There’s no better way to explore the world than by RV! Renting a motorhome with RVshare makes the trip streamlined and stress-free. Whether you choose to rent an RV near your home and make the trek, or fly into South Carolina and rent an RV for camping, you’re sure to have an adventure you won’t soon forget! We would love to see pictures of your travels - be sure to send us photos of your trip to [email protected] and tag us on social media. Your memories could be featured on our blog, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter page!