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West Columbia Riverwalk

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Address: Congaree River, West Columbia, SC

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Oasis in the city

In Columbia over Easter weekend 2017. Needed some nature therapy and a walk. Our daughter borrowed a friend's dog, Marley to accompany. It was lovely. Unsure where we started... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Columbia over Easter weekend 2017. Needed some nature therapy and a walk. Our daughter borrowed a friend's dog, Marley to accompany. It was lovely. Unsure where we started - there was a parking lot, a gazebo. Lovely view of the river and the city. Followed a paved path in one direction only. Mostly level, plenty of shade and benches... More 

Thank iluvsoccer
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The work done to develop this walkway and maintain it following devastating flooding has delivers an amazing experience in Columbia.

Thank Donovan M
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

nice paved path with mild elevations but mostly level and follows the river with lots of shade and places to rest if needed along the way.

Thank scdm100
Metlakatla, Alaska
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This walk is setup very nice. There is an exercise area at the beginning if you are so inclined. History markers located at many points of interest. Great running path. There are no food places along the way and the drink vending machines were sold out. Bring your own snacks and water. Interesting fact is that many Irish Americans who... More 

Thank armymajdad
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The Riverwalk is an absolutely beautiful place to visit. There are walking paths that one can simply just enjoy the outside and being amongst nature.

Thank Vanessa F
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79 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I came here for an afternoon to relax. It is a beautiful place and we can't wait to go back. A great place for a picnic or take the grand children.

Thank Mark R
North Wales, PA
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45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

During the day is very safe. Restrooms are available at the end but take your own tissue with you. Bicycles, walkers a mixed group young and not so young.

Thank ResearchRat
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Can't beat this hike along the Saluda River. One the few urban white water rivers in America. You also get to pass under the historic Gervais Street Bridge. Some prety good restaurants a short walk off the path.

Thank Chuck M
United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The riverwalk trail follows the West Columbia side of the Congaree river. It offers a relaxing easy walk for all ages & dogs!! If you get the chance to cross the bridge and park in the parking lot on the Gervais/Columbia side at sunset you can catch a breathtaking sight. Especially if it's after a good rain.

Thank DestinationUnknownB
Lexington, South Carolina
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79 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The Riverwalk is a great place to go to enjoy nature. A very serene place to be. The environment is peaceful and you can experience nature at its best. There are excellent views along The Riverwalk. Exercising is an enjoyable experience as you take in the great views.

Thank stanley824

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