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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Spring 43 F – 80 F
Summer 67 F – 89 F
Fall 42 F – 81 F
Winter 33 F – 56 F
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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. 

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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.

Paris Mountain State Park Adult Entrace Fee : $5.0

Paris Mountain State Park Senior Entrance Fee : $3.25

Paris Mountain State Park Children Entrace Fee : $3.0

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!

Frequently Asked Questions About Paris Mountain State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Paris Mountain State Park?

The best time of year to visit Paris Mountain State Park is in the spring or fall. The weather is typically milder during these times, making it more enjoyable to hike or bike the trails. The fall foliage is also a beautiful sight to see.

What is the climate of Paris Mountain State Park?

Paris Mountain State Park has a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. The average temperature in the spring is 60 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average temperature in the fall is 70 degrees Fahrenheit.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Paris Mountain State Park?

The park is home to a variety of wildlife, including white-tailed deer, red foxes, squirrels, and raccoons. You may also see ospreys and bald eagles or hear the songs of towhees, Carolina chickadees, and northern cardinals.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Paris Mountain State Park?

There are four designated RV camping spots in Paris Mountain State Park. These spots have water and electrical hookups and are located near the park’s visitor center.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Paris Mountain State Park and what is the cost?

No, you do not have to reserve a camping spot at the park. However, there is a fee for camping. It's $7.50 per night for residents of South Carolina and $15 per night for non-residents.