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Sassafras Mountain Tower SC

Blue Ridge Mountain Overlooks

Take in the Views

Mountain views are some of the very happiest scenes in life. Many of the overlooks listed below are easy to get to and are perfect for taking in those colorful sunsets and sunrises over the mountains.

North Carolina Mountain Overlooks

Chimney Rock Overlook

Located in Chimney Rock State Park, this jaw-dropping view requires some leg muscle to reach, but is always worth the climb.

Chimney Rock State Park

Devil's Courthouse Overlook

Hop on the Blue Ridge Parkway and head to mile marker 422 to find this gorgeous view that offers amazing views of the Pisgah National Forest.

Devils Courthouse Blue Ridge Parkway

Jump Off Rock Overlook

Just a few miles outside of the heart of Hendersonville, NC, the Jump Off Rock Overlook is the perfect spot to catch a mountain sunset.

Jump Off Rock Overlook

South Carolina Mountain Overlooks

Bald Rock Overlook

Located in Northern Greenville County in South Carolina, Bald Rock Overlook offers wow-worthy views of Table Rock Mountain and the South Carolina Upcountry. 

Bald Rock Overlook SC

Caesar's Head Overlook

Just up the road (Hwy 276) from Bald Rock located in Caesar's Head State Park, this overlook is one that is a must-stop. With sweeping views of the South Carolina Upcountry, this is overlook is one that will take your breath away. 

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Glassy Mountain Overlook

This overlook in Pickens, South Carolina requires a short hike and offers stunning views of the Blue Ridge Escarpment, or Blue Wall.

Glassy Mountain Pickens SC

Jumping Off Rock Overlook

A winding drive down Horsepasture Road in Northern Pickens County leads to this jaw-dropping view of the crystalline waters of Lake Jocassee.

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Pretty Place Overlook

Locals call this beautiful spot Pretty Place, and if you make the trip to this heavenly spot near the North and South Carolina border, you'll see why. 

Pretty Place

Sassafras Mountain Overlook

The tallest point in South Carolina at approximately 3,550 ft. is a great place to immerse yourself in 360 degree views of the Carolina mountains. 

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Wigington Overlook

This roadside overlook in Northern Oconee County offers spectacular views of the South Carolina Upcountry. 

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