In Case of Emergency

Note that cell phone reception is limited along the trail but may be available at higher elevations and exposed ridges.

County Emergency

Oconee: 864-638-4200

Greenville: 911

Pickens: 864-898-5945

Transylvania: 911 or 828-884-3108

Jackson: 911 or 828-586-7508

SC State Park Offices: 803-734-0156 or toll free: 866-345-7275

NC State Park Offices: 919-707-9300

NC Wildlife Resources Commission:


Violations and boating accidents:

1-800-662-7137 (toll free in NC)

Boating registration & license data:

1-800-628-3773 (toll free in NC)

SC Department of Natural Resources

Information: 864-654-1671

Emergency: 1-800-922-5431 (toll free in SC)

Federal Agencies – USDA Forest Service

SC Forestry Commission: 803-896-8800

Andrew Pickens Ranger District

112 Andrew Pickens Circle

Mountain Rest, SC 29664


Nantahala District Forest Ranger

90 Sloan Road

Franklin, NC 28734