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.
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.
Spring, summer and fall are lovely in this part of the state, with the hikes and horseback riding being particularly enjoyable.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Mountain Rest. The warmest months in Mountain Rest are June and May, when temperatures reach 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 19 ˚F. The wettest month in Mountain Rest is November with 9.8 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 2.35 inches of rain.
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