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Mountain Rest Travel Guide

The small village of Mountain Rest is a gateway to the Sumter National Forest and the Southern Appalachian Mountains. The area is well known for outdoor activities with the Chattooga River providing rafting and great scenery.

Things to Do in Mountain Rest

Jump on a horse and join guided trail rides through the Appalachian foothills to explore forests, streams and grasslands. The Chattooga River offers excellent rafting opportunities, with different class rapids available in a mostly secluded and uncrowded stretch of water. Fishing and boating is also popular and there are hiking trails taking you off into forestland from the State Parks. You can even hike to see some fabulous waterfalls in the Sumter National Forest, with Big Bend Falls rewarding you after winding trails along the river.

Best Time to Visit Mountain Rest

Spring, summer and fall are lovely in this part of the state, with the hikes and horseback riding being particularly enjoyable.

Price and Availability in Mountain Rest

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Mountain Rest tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Mountain Rest tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Mountain Rest is in July, while the cheapest month is in March. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Mountain Rest is in the high season in July. Mountain Rest has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Mountain Rest

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Mountain Rest. The hottest month in Mountain Rest is March, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 22 ˚F. The wettest month in Mountain Rest is November with 6.73 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.6 inches of rain.

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