Take a hike? no sweat

Virtual reality hike now available at Table Rock

By Jason Evans

Staff Reporter

PICKENS — There’s now a way to get to the top of Table Rock without breaking a sweat.

On New Year’s Day, officials unveiled a station at the Table Rock Visitors Center that allows users to experience a virtual reality hike.

Bringing virtual reality to the center was inspired by the memory of Greenville County native Tom Presnell, who passed away in August 2018.

Carol Presnell said her husband was “an avid outdoorsman.”

“He loved coming to Table Rock,” she said. “This was something that was very near and dear to his heart.”

She found the idea of brining virtual reality to the park appealing.

“Tom always said he wished everybody could see the view that he could see off

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