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A day out with family

We had a family get together at the park. We grilled our own food. The park was clean and a quiet... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Aiken, South Carolina
A gem in the middle of the suburbs

Saluda Shoals Park is handicap accessible. All of their trails are concrete for bikes, strollers... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Columbia, South Carolina
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5605 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29212-2611
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a family get together at the park. We grilled our own food. The park was clean and a quiet atmosphere. Would definitely recommend it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 147waymang
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saluda Shoals Park is handicap accessible. All of their trails are concrete for bikes, strollers and wheelchairs. There are two entrances...one off Bush River Road, the other off St. Andrews is easy access from I26. Walking trails along the Saluda, fishing, and Environmental Center...Splash pad...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank L6817YRsusanp
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Our family visit Saluda Shoals year round. We had my son's birthday party there one year under a shelter. One of the rangers hosted the party telling the kids about bugs there in the park. There is a building there for learning about the park...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank joymccall
Reviewed 16 January 2019

There is plenty of paved trails along the river for walking, jogging, bringing the dog and bike riding. The park is very well maintained. It is $5 per car which is very reasonable. We also enjoyed other aspects of the park like the wetlands. Perfect...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vallarina
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

My family and I live Saluda Shoals Park it has nice trails and a nice little water pad for the kids when it's hot. We enjoyed floating down the river and my husband enjoyed going fishing while our friends were visiting. There's lots of wildlife...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank UmbergerA
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Took the family here for a chance to see some cool trucks with the kids and enjoy the park on a Saturday morning. Park staff was friendly and helpful while the event staff was really good with kids and knowledgeable of the vehicles they had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brian0910
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I have held and attended multiple meetings and events at the River Center. The service and facilities are great! My family comes to the Christmas lights every year and it's a great event for kids and families. There are lots of recreational activities at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robin C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

If you like the outdoors, like to hike, or want to enjoy the river and nature, this is the place for you. This place has much to do if you like these types of activities. It also has a playground for the kids. If you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank thetruth4life
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

July 4t my husband and I took our 3 grandbabies ages 5,3 & 1, to the sprayground at Saluada Shoals. It was an inexpensive way for them to have a great time and cool off on that extremely hot day. The sprayground is full of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 709suzettek
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Very well maintained park. Took granddaughter to Splash Pad and had an excellent experience. She is 5 and had never been to a splash pad and loved it. Impressive covered playground next to pad. Covered for the sun but not waterproof. The splash pad has...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PaulBeve
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16 August 2018|
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Response from Citallwic | Reviewed this property |
You need to call the park to get the information you need. Current info is important. Kayaking is normally quite safe on this river, but conditions can change rapidly, especially when water is released from the dam or... More
23 February 2018|
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Response from Citallwic | Reviewed this property |
Saluda Shoals Park has no camping facilities that I am aware of.
29 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...