Hiking the Mountain Trails

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Escaping a steamy summer day

we walk the lake trail

Waves lap against the shore

Children splash in the cool waters

Gnarled roots from giant oaks

Entwine the rocky forest floor

A rain-washed rocky slope

Rises up perilously ahead

We must go on, no turning back

Stumble, crawl, trudge on

A helping hand reaches out

Safely on to the trail

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A beautiful mountain escape

Paris Mountain State Park is a 1,540 acre park located 5 miles north of Greenville, South Carolina. There are 14 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails throughout the park. Visit Paris Mountain State Park for more information on all that is available in the park.

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