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Shem Creek Park

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Lovely place for a stroll near the water

Great little boardwalk hike with views of the marshes and water near pleasant restaurants. Easy... read more

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Dallas, Texas
Well worth visiting

Very nice boardwalk over the marsh area. The boardwalk is also next to a harbor where you might see... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Miami, Florida
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The most picturesque waterway in the Lowcountry. Revel in glorious sunsets over Charleston Harbor as you enjoy a stroll on the docks.
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Reviewed yesterday

Great little boardwalk hike with views of the marshes and water near pleasant restaurants. Easy parking. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank drpaulDallas
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nice boardwalk over the marsh area. The boardwalk is also next to a harbor where you might see dolphins. It's does not take long to visit but there are a few benches at the end if you want to sit and enjoy the sunset...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TravelMiami_Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago

Were there early in the early evening in early Sept [just before Hurricane Florence: 2018]: shrimp boats tie up along the boardwalk and this just adds to the peacefulness of the 'stroll' along the boardwalk. You really are walking over a salt marsh, but, no...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gendex1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent one night here for a short trip to Charleston area. Got an excellent price on hotel. Hotel was a good price for the quality of the rooms. The room was clean, large shower, comfortable bed with lots of pillows, refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Discover771434
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shem Creek Park is a great area to walk along waterfront of the creek and see fishing boats , many restaurants/ bars/ shops

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JULIANP710
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This "park" is really a wide, well maintained boardwalk over the water. Great for viewing birds, fishermen, shrimp boats, etc. No dolphins while we were there. Easy walk for younger children or older people. Very beautiful surroundings.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carol O
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

My friends and I always stop here just to take in the view and have a relaxing end to our day. Everyone should visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BF61
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Shem Creek Park is beautiful but not quite a park in the sense you would normally think. It’s more of a walkway along the marsh and back around the boat dock area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Culture827141
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Whoever had the idea to make this "boardwalk" park should be given a medal, if not two. Wonderful views of shrimp boats, dolphins, waterside restaurants, and of course the sunsets. You are walking over protected marshland much of the time - without getting muddy or...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Marshall B
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Love the serene scenery with the native "feel" to it. You cant deny this is a top destination in Mt Pleasant. Close to museums, restaurants, and nature walks!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gina C
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Response from Angie S | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Heather J | Reviewed this property |
Free to fish but yes you’ll need a license since it’s a public place.
29 September 2017|
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Response from William E | Reviewed this property |
10 minutes from downtown, take the Ravenel bridge and Shem Creek is right where Vickerys, Reds, the Shelter and other restaurants are.