- 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.
Saluda River Rafting Adventures is an excursion company that offers camping trips, river tubing adventures, and inflatable kayak tours on the Saluda River. The company gives special discounts for military personnel.
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400-1 College Av, Clemson, SC 29631 MoreLess Info
Allen's Creations Inc-Frame & Art Gallery is a fine art gallery that features Civil War prints, African-American Military prints, and Clemson University art pieces. The gallery also has metal artwork on display.
Providing the only public access to Lake Joccassee, Devils Fork State Park is notable for its mountain streams, waterfalls, and trout fishing, its clear water is also ideal for scuba diving. Overnight accommodation is available via campgrounds or fully-furnished villas.
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207 Keowee Trail, Clemson, SC 29631 MoreLess Info
Named for a former Clemson mayor, Larry W. Abernathy Waterfront Park offers access to Lake Hartwell and includes a boardwalk. The park can be used for walking and picnics and includes benches and a pavilion.
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150 Discovery Lane, Clemson, SC 29631 MoreLess Info
Featuring 295-acres of landscapes, gardens, and nature trails, South Carolina Botanical Gardens, is an ideal place to getaway and experience the beauty of nature. On the site is a 70-acre arboretum, butterfly garden, and wildflower meadow.
The Fort Hill Plantation was owned by statesman John C. Calhoun from 1825 to 1850. Calhoun sold the plantation to the state to establish an agricultural college, and the home is furnished with artifacts belonging to his family.