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Swan Lake Iris Gardens

822 W Liberty St, Sumter, SC 29150-4729
+1 803-436-2640
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Totally unique!

Everyone who comes to Sumter or lives in Sumter should visit. Where else can you see all varieties... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ValSC
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Sumter, South Carolina
Swan Lake is great anytime of year.

We go to Swan Lake year around. We go to the park and take walks year around . At Christmas time... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Emily B
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Sumter, South Carolina
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822 W Liberty St, Sumter, SC 29150-4729
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"beautiful place to visit"
in 9 reviews
"christmas lights"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 8 reviews
"play ground"
in 4 reviews
"holiday season"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful park"
in 12 reviews
"drive thru"
in 4 reviews
"both sides"
in 5 reviews
"great place to take the kids"
in 3 reviews
"relaxing walk"
in 3 reviews
"year round"
in 5 reviews
"taking pictures"
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"bring your camera"
in 3 reviews
"few hours"
in 7 reviews
"wood ducks"
in 3 reviews
"walk around"
in 6 reviews
"chocolate garden"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 22 January 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

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Reviewed 22 January 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 20 January 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 17 December 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 7 December 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 28 November 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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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Swan lake is pretty and free for anyone visiting Sumter. So if you are in the mood to be entertained by swans and for a peaceful little trail walk, this is the place in Sumter. Also, in December it turns into a Winder Wonderland with...More

Thank Cindy R
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit, especially at Christmas time. You can drive thru and they have beautiful lights and decorations. It is for kids and adults. The gardens are beautiful and the swans are very friendly most of the time.

Thank Linda J
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We were traveling down I95 and this Park/Garden is so easy to get to and well worth hoping off I95 to see it. The different gardens are stunning such as the Butterfly Garden and the Chocolate Garden. The lake is peaceful, the birds are amazing...More

Thank tinan222
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megan b
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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
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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
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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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