- The list below includes 83 free or cheap things to do in or near Pickens, South Carolina, including 86 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Museum, National & State Parks, Flea Markets and Historic Sites.
- From Table Rock State Park to Hagood Mill Historic Site, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Pickens and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Greenville, Brevard, Anderson and Clemson.
The towering mountain of Table Rock State Park serves as the backdrop to this 3,000-acre outdoor enthusiasts paradise. From the hiking trails that lead to waterfalls, to picnic areas and camping amenities, visit once and you will keep returning for more.
A gristmill built in 1826, Hagood Mill Historic Site is open for tours on the third Saturday of every month. Visitors can take a step back in time and watch the 20-foot waterwheel in action, and explore the grounds of this quiet, simple place.
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1449 Walhalla Hwy/Hwy 183, Pickens, SC 29671 MoreLess Info
Known as the 'Area's Largest Yard Sale', the Bargain Exchange Flea Market is a local flea market offering a wide variety of affordable items to visitors. Clothing, produce, and furniture are just a few of the items sold here.
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307 Johnson Street Pickens, Pickens, SC MoreLess Info
Housed in a 1903 jail, Pickens County Museum of Art and History hosts local historical items including Native American artifacts, Confederate Army items and art galleries. The museum also features a shop that offers local and regional arts and crafts.
The Pickens County Museum collects and preserves artifacts and other archival materials. The museum's gift shop sells jewelry, pottery, ceramics, and Native American art for those who wish to purchase a souvenir.
The latest and greatest box office hits are on the menu at REI Cinemas in Easley. Stop by the concession stand before the show for a complete movie-going experience. Discounts are offered for children, seniors, military and college students.
Operating each year during the holiday season from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day, Tiny Town is a sprawling miniature town set up as a light display. Tiny Town is free to visit, although the operators do encourage donations.