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Saluda Shoals Park

5605 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29212-2611
+1 803-731-5208
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Lots to do for a family

This is a nice park near the Lake Murray Dam. You can spend a day with family or friends outdoors... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nature lovers dream

This park is easily accessible to me as I live about 2 miles away. There is something for everyone... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathleen A
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“dog park” (19 reviews)
“splash pad” (20 reviews)
5605 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29212-2611
+1 803-731-5208
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 various picnic areas and children playgrounds. Plenty...More

Thank RA_Travel_5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 the year. The Christmas lights display should not...More

Thank Kathleen A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 for Hot Chocolate, roasted s'mores, and the slide....More

Thank G3316GWbenjaminm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit today. Chris the park ranger was awesome and helped us rent some bikes for my sister and her family visiting from Alabama. He went above and beyond telling us about the park and even pumped up all our tires-even the ones my...More

Thank FMSCgal
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We took a relaxing carefree bike ride along the Lower Saluda River. The view was beautiful & riding under all those trees was a nice way to cool off. Many great spots for selfies

Thank rjeanette2819
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The family spend a day in this park during the reunion. Although it rained for a period, we stayed in a covered area. It was larged enough for everyone can play and have a good time.

Thank mfayton
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our time at the dog park at Saluda Shoals! The people are very friendly and the canines have a ball. There are a couple of bone shaped small pools, plenty of open space, and shade for the hotter summer months. They even provide...More

Thank Jess L
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

My son loves the little water park attraction. A wonderful place for family get togethers and picnics. I love the trails here too for running and walking.

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Took a ride to this park to walk our doggy. After paying the $5 entrance fee we parked at the canoe launch site and walked the green trail along the Saluda River. We took the paved option as there is poison ivy in the area....More

1  Thank loadmanrr
Reviewed 16 April 2017

this place is amazing--boating,bikes,waking trails, dog areas,fishing name it and you can do it on a small budget, has a small musum, wedding area, I go all the time with my two small dogs

1  Thank Robert B
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28 July 2016|
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Response from Teresa C | Reviewed this property |
My apologies for the delay... If you look up RIVER CENTER AT SALUDA SHOALS PARK, there are photos posted for your review. My most recent photos from a retirement party are mostly family shots with little background view...
Kim S
17 December 2015|
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Response from GlowNeumann | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a dog park but there is a fee. Just went to see the lights last night and as always it was a wonderful experience. Tips: Go early...be in line by 5:30 or 6 to avoid long lines and wait. Entrance fee has been... More
Shelley F
7 December 2015|
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Response from KarenCarolinaGirl | Reviewed this property |
Daily Admission Car or mini-van: $5 12+ passenger van: $7 Bus: $11 Saluda Splash Wristbands: $3 each; Seasonal, Open 9:00 a.m.– 8:00 p.m.