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Saluda Shoals Park

5605 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29212-2611
+1 803-731-5208
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Spectacular park

Took a ride to this park to walk our doggy. After paying the $5 entrance fee we parked at the... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Brunswick, Georgia
via mobile

this place is amazing--boating,bikes,waking trails, dog areas,fishing name it and you can do it on... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Robert B
lexington, s.c.
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“splash pad” (20 reviews)
“light show” (6 reviews)
5605 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29212-2611
+1 803-731-5208
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Took a ride to this park to walk our doggy. After paying the $5 entrance fee we parked at the canoe launch site and walked the green trail along the Saluda River. We took the paved option as there is poison ivy in the area....More

Thank loadmanrr
Reviewed 16 April 2017

this place is amazing--boating,bikes,waking trails, dog areas,fishing name it and you can do it on a small budget, has a small musum, wedding area, I go all the time with my two small dogs

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Been to the park a few times each time I have been pleased, the park is well kept and the staff are nice.

Thank Troy803
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We came to do trails. We couldn't necessarily follow the map but we ended up Geocaching instead. The park was idyllic. A lovely day out.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had to go there because the kid's private school held a test there in the meeting halls. Hung around, had a picnic and even went fishing. Explored, talked to people walking their dogs. Was pretty nice. Water park for the kiddies. Get food from restaurants...More

Thank yankeefan4257
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park. Attended a work outing there in the summer. Rented bikes with friends and rode on the trails by the river in the fall. Visited again in December for the Christmas lights. Lots to offer in any season.

1  Thank Marcia W
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Being from the area I have always enjoyed coming to this park. My most recent visit was with my teenage daughter for a nice spring bike ride. The park has plenty of paved paths that take you through the wooded areas next to the Saluda...More

1  Thank Coach_Que
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

South Carolina does not have a of sidewalks, or really anywhere to exercise outdoors. Saluda Shoals is right on the side of the Saluda River. It is a 3 mile paved walking path that's great for an out and back run! Theres also small walking...More

Thank Taia M
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The view was breath taking. This resturant has two locations. We had dinner at the one on the lake. It was amazing. We had a good waitress who recited the specials from memory. She was attentive to our needs without us asking. The frozen drinks...More

2  Thank Denise M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Lot's of fun seasonal activities, a nice slice of river and an attractive park with walking trails makes Saluda Shoals a great destination. I can also recommend the River Center there for receptions, meetings or retreats. It could comfortably accommodate 150-200 or so people, it's...More

Thank DugRau
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have pictures of the banquet room I didn't see any
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
Is there a dog park here?
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
Bradley, Thanks for your review on Saluda Shoals. We are going this weekend (just me and my husband). Any suggestion on what time to get there? Where to park for the Walking Trail? Thank you! -Shelley
7 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.