Paris Mountain State Park is located five miles (8 km) north of Greenville, South Carolina. Activities available in the 1,540-acre (6 km2) park include hiking, biking, swimming and picnicking. The 13-acre (52,609 m2) Lake Placid offers swimming and fishing. Canoes, kayaks, and pedal boats are seasonally available for rent private boats are not permitted. Camping is allowed and campsites range from rustic, backcountry sites to paved sites with water and electricity hook-ups