Saluda Shoals Park, Columbia

4.6
#3 of 6 in Parks in Columbia
Saluda Shoals Park is a premier, natural, environmentally sensitive riverfront park that invites visitors to experience the treasures of the Saluda River through exceptional educational, recreational and cultural opportunities. Located along the banks of the beautiful Saluda River, this 400 acre regional park offers the following amenities–

11,000-square-foot Environmental Education Center and Exhibit Hall

10,000 square-foot state-of-the-art conference facility, the River Center

Administrative Offices for the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission

Paved/unpaved trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding

River Observation Deck

Boat Ramp/Canoe/Kayak Launch

Picnic Shelters

Saluda Splash

Playground
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  • August 8, 2017
    This is a nice park near the Lake Murray Dam. You can spend a day with family or friends outdoors on walking trails, riding bikes, inline skating or on the water with a kayak or canoe. There ware vari...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    This park is easily accessible to me as I live about 2 miles away. There is something for everyone at this park, even the dog as there is a "Bark Park"'. There are many special activities throughout t...  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    We visit there to kayak, see the Christmas lights and to take a picnic. Tremendous value with the drive through Christmas lights. They flow the traffic as to slow delays. You can get out of the car fo...  more »
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  • June 4, 2017
    Very nice well maintained park. Plenty of places to sit around the splash pad while kids are playing. Nice facilities to change cloths, and great coverd play ground to play at also. A lot more to explore around the park, walking and bike trails, and who knows what else.
  • May 28, 2017
    Great for park families. They have walking trails, biking trails, splash pad dog park, and picnic area with grill. There is something for everyone.
  • May 21, 2017
    Really beautiful park and really well maintained. Had a company outing at the paw paw shelter. Great location and great facilities.
  • December 28, 2016
    The new entrance on Saint Andrews Road made a huge difference from previous years to our visit. The updated lights made for a great time with the kids, and there are a few good activities for those looking for a break in the middle. The laser show was especially beautiful. This has been and looks to continue to be a great value for a good family outing during the holidays.
  • December 30, 2016
    Great park. The kids love coming here. Splash Page is super fun. Good pavilions for parties/events. The lights at Christmas are a Columbia staple. A must do every year.

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