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Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden
#1 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
You can spend a relatively-inexpensive day at the zoo simply strolling around and enjoying all of the amazing sections and creatures, admire the extensive botanical gardens, play in the splash park, catch a event...
In addition to great exhibits and educational programs, a ropes course, two fantastic ziplines, a water park, a mini train, a carousel and a rock wall provide fun for everyone.
Saluda Shoals Park
#2 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
There are trails, fishing, tubing, a new playground, a water park, eco tours and bird watching, classes of all kinds, an outdoor stage for plays and music and much more.
The dog park is well visited on a daily basis, and the greenway path by the river for walking or jogging is fantastic.
Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park
#3 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
We were so lucky to land at the riverfront Park and Canal in Columbia where we were greeted by great rangers giving info about staying safe during the eclipse and volunteers from Columbia waterworks handing out fr...
We stopped by for a short visit and enjoyed walking along the path, stopping at the fitness park, crossing the bridge, touring the canal house building, and going down by the river.
West Columbia Riverwalk West Columbia 2.6 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in West Columbia
Nature, Nature and more Nature, perfect for a weekend afternoon, where you want to get away from the Weekday hassles and want to commune with nature or just relax in the quiet walk along the River
Excellent way to spend a lazy day walking the Riverwalk and enjoying mother nature.
Harbison State Forest
#4 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
Good day hikes, biking, and nature walks.
There are trail systems all through the park with varying lengths.
Sesquicentennial State Park
#5 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
... volleyball, kickball, soccer, etc. - A typical day for us with our little kids is to walk the nature trail, including the Jackson Creek trail at the end of the lake; play on the playgrounds, let them play on t...
This large state park right in the capital of SC has it all: hiking trails, fishing, camping, boating, picnic and grill facilities, playgrounds, ball fields, meeting facilities etc.
Sea Lion Landing
#6 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
Part of Riverbanks zoo, this is a must see stop at the park.
My grandkids have to be pulled away to visit the rest of the park.
Memorial Park
#7 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
From the massive wall of honor at the highest point of the park to the Viet Nam soldier and his patrol Shepherd to the Jewish memorial for WWII to the Korean War soldier on the corner there is so much to take in.
This park has amazing monuments that honor and recognize many military actions, different service members and groups having a monument.
Harbison Neighborhood Trails
#8 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
Seven Oaks Park
#9 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
This park has several playgrounds for several ages, bathrooms nearby, lots of shade, tables, and beautiful trails.
There are numerous things going on all the time in the park building from bridge to senior citizens lunches.
Granby Park
#10 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
Earlewood Park
#11 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
Southeast Park
#12 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
Heathwood Park
#13 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
Michael J and Mary Meech Mungo Park
#14 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
Finlay Park
#15 of 15 Nature & Parks in Columbia
Amazing Views of the park and the city from all angles.
Amazing in the heart of the city park!
Congaree Creek Heritage Preserve Cayce 4.8 km away
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Cayce
Columbia has many fantastic paved trails but, for me, I like a more primitive trail and more of a feel of nature, which is exactly what this park gives.
The preserve provides an easy escape to nature while giving the ease and comfort of a sidewalk stroll.