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Saluda Shoals Park, Columbia

(4.5/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • One of my favorite parks in the area. Beautiful walking paths, great picnic areas, and the centers are nice for special events. 
  • What a light show, drove through and took a ride on the shuttle, got a hot chocolate. Everyone around us, including us, were enjoying the last night of 2016 with the light show, Lasar show!! Beautiful...  more »
  • Great place to visit. Nice large dog park too but will need to show proof of shots and neuter. Been several times but this trip we rented bikes and rode the trails. Have also been for birthday parties...  more »
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  • A great place to hold an event, felt like we were out away from the city.
  • What a great environment to spend a whole day. I inexpensive for a family outing, even have a dog park fenced in and very large.
  • I've been for several work meetings and wedding or two. This is a very nice venue from my experience. Several partitioned rooms allow for flexibility in terms of size. There's a nice patio out back. I've never paid the bills so unfortunately I cannot speak to the cost aspect. Overall a really nice place to host a get together.
  • Beautiful cool water with an easy access boat ramp. Had a great time boating and fishing the river.
  • I have been going to trainings in one of the parks buildings this year. The space is great. Unfortunately, the internet never works. I had 12 days of training at this location this year. I hope they can work out this issue before next years trainings begin.