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Welcome to Caesars Head State Park

 
 
Welcome to Caesars Head State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
1. Welcome to Caesars Head State Park Marker
Inscription.  
About Caesars Head State Park
Caesars Head State Park is part of an 11,000 acre area known as the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Caesars Head contains a diversity of plant and animal communities adapted for life along the escarpment. The Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area provides more than 55 miles of hiking trails, ranging from easy to very strenuous as well as trailside campsites. Picnicking may also be enjoyed in the cool mountain forest.

South Carolina State Park Service Mission
To encourage people to discover South Carolina's state parks by providing resource-based recreational and educational opportunities that emphasize the conservation, protection and interpretation of the state's natural and cultural resources.

Caesars Head State Park Mission Statement
To protect and preserve the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area - providing for low-impact recreational, educational, inspirational opportunities sustained through the stewardship of scenic vistas, watersheds, forests, natural systems and wilderness backcountry of South Carolina's Blue Ridge
Welcome to Caesars Head State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
2. Welcome to Caesars Head State Park Marker
Escarpment.

Project Green
The Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area is part of the Project Green program of the South Carolina State Park Service. trash cans have been removed to improve park aesthetics, reduce trash and to encourage visitors to practice recycling. Caesars Head requires that visitors take their trash out with them. "Pack it in, pack it out."
 
Erected by South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentNatural FeaturesNatural ResourcesNotable Places.
 
Location. 35° 6.343′ N, 82° 37.6′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is on Geer Highway (U.S. 276). Marker is located east of the covered picnic tables on the grounds of Caesars Head State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8155 Geer Highway, Cleveland SC 29635, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tommy Wyche (approx. 0.3 miles away); Point of View (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Carolina / South Carolina (approx. 1.8 miles away in North Carolina); Raven Cliff Falls (approx. 1.8 miles away); Beliefs Set in Stone (approx. 6.2 miles away); The Civilian Conservation Corps
Caesars Head State Park Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
3. Caesars Head State Park Entrance
(approx. 6.6 miles away); a different marker also named Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 6.6 miles away); A CCC Classic (approx. 6.6 miles away); Parkitecture (approx. 6.7 miles away); Granite and Gravity (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Also see . . .  Caesars Head State Park. Caesars Head State Park is located in northern Greenville County, SC, only three miles (5 km) from the North Carolina border. (Submitted on July 10, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Caesars Head image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
4. Caesars Head
Walkway Leading to Overlook image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
5. Walkway Leading to Overlook
Point of View Marker and Overlook image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
6. Point of View Marker and Overlook
Table Rock and Reservoir from the Lookout image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
7. Table Rock and Reservoir from the Lookout
Lookout Elevation image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
8. Lookout Elevation
Caesars Head State Park Covered Picnic Area image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
9. Caesars Head State Park Covered Picnic Area
Entrance to Devil's Kitchen image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
10. Entrance to Devil's Kitchen
Devils Kitchen is a narrow pass between two large pieces of granite. It is necessary to walk through the kitchen in order to reach a small overlook which provides the only view of Caesars Head.
Stairs Leading to Devil's Kitchen image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
11. Stairs Leading to Devil's Kitchen
Devils Kitchen - Looking West image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
12. Devils Kitchen - Looking West
Devils Kitchen - Looking East image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 28, 2009
13. Devils Kitchen - Looking East
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 3,708 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4. submitted on July 11, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5, 6. submitted on July 10, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on July 11, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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