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Saluda Shoals Park

5605 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29212-2611
+1 803-731-5208
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Tuben' Time to Beat the Heat

Found the Shoals Park by research of River Tube possibilities online. Phoned and spoke with polite... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Noble M
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Solo visit for a run!

I am visiting for training for 2 weeks so I have been scouting out nice, interesting places to go... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Amber S
Bluffton, South Carolina
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“splash pad” (19 reviews)
“walking trails” (13 reviews)
5605 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29212-2611
+1 803-731-5208
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Found the Shoals Park by research of River Tube possibilities online. Phoned and spoke with polite attendant to verify and inquire about River Tube. Went with a friend on a hot Thursday for the 3pm tube trip. plays of interest. After a $5.00 payment for...More

Thank Noble M
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I am visiting for training for 2 weeks so I have been scouting out nice, interesting places to go on my daily run. I enjoyed this park. There was plenty of parking, it was easy to get in and out of and the walking trails...More

Thank Amber S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Chose this park, never having been there, from over 300 miles away. We could not have been more pleased! we arrived early in the day. Staff were all very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the Splash Pad, the river access...cold!...and the Environmental Education center. The...More

Thank grammie2006
Reviewed 9 August 2017

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 9 August 2017

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 30 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 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 4 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 15 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
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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...
Kim S
18 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
8 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.