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Swan Lake Iris Gardens

822 W Liberty St, Sumter, SC 29150-4729
+1 803-436-2640
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Oh my GOSH

Stopped by on our way thru town. If you are a flower lover or a bird lover this is a MUST DO!! Saw... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gayle C
via mobile
"THE LOVELY MISTAKE"

The title of my review refers to the way Southern Living Magazine describes this beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gemcityer
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822 W Liberty St, Sumter, SC 29150-4729
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"beautiful place to visit"
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"christmas lights"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"play ground"
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"holiday season"
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"beautiful park"
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"drive thru"
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"both sides"
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"great place to take the kids"
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"relaxing walk"
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"year round"
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"taking pictures"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped by on our way thru town. If you are a flower lover or a bird lover this is a MUST DO!! Saw 7 species of swans, 4 baby swans, ducks and ducklings and geese and goslings! Made my DAY!

Thank Gayle C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The title of my review refers to the way Southern Living Magazine describes this beautiful attraction in Sumter, South Carolina. The gardens and lake are located on either side of Liberty Street and by all means devote enough time to leisurely see both The Bland...More

Thank gemcityer
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love to visit there and walk a lap around the park. Be sure to leave the dog home -- pets are not welcome here. There is no charge to visit.

Thank Jeffrey S
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Everyone who comes to Sumter or lives in Sumter should visit. Where else can you see all varieties of swans? And the flowers and landscaping are beautiful.

Thank ValSC
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

We go to Swan Lake year around. We go to the park and take walks year around . At Christmas time we drive and walk through the park which is amazing and free. In the spring, there are beautiful flowers and the Iris Festival. It...More

1  Thank Emily B
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

It doesn’t matter your age- you’ll love Swan Lake Iris Gardens! Between the various swans, the greenery and flowers, the pond, the separate playground, the Recovery Wing statue, the gardens do not disappoint!

Thank BronwynKelson
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Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Just decided to go out for a drive with the family and explore town. We just moved to Sumter and wanted to take the kids out and check out the town. Heard about this place from family and wanted to take the kids here to...More

Thank brian0910
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Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Deception at it's best. Once you walk through the gate what you find is a quiet oasis of swans,ducks,gardens & wetlands within the Sumter,SC city limits

Thank Peggy G
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Swan Lake turns into Fantasy Lake at Christmas time, and all of these beautiful lights made it look like a fantasy, especially to children!!!! I think every cartoon character is in lights, there is so much to see!! They have Santa's Village, (not sure if...More

Thank shirley6080
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

What a neat park in the middle of a small town. I loved seeing the black swans. My baby loved swinging on the baby swing in the park. A must seed park in Sumter.

Thank VolsFan16
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megan b
October 17, 2017|
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Response from BIGALKELLY | Reviewed this property |
sorry i dont know the prices try calling the admin office
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tadams75
March 28, 2017|
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Response from Dawnella66 | Reviewed this property |
Hi you dont have to walk the entire park to be able to enjoy some of it. As you go in the entrance there is a nice pond and places to sit and enjoy the scenery through out the park..you could stay as long or as short as you... More
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Madelyn J
October 3, 2016|
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Response from Mariln A | Reviewed this property |
Memorial Day wknd is our Iris Festival. Beautiful florets and swans are very visible.
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