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Edisto Memorial Gardens

U.S. Hwy. 301, Orangeburg, SC 29115
+1 803-533-6020
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Will be back

Summer time of year was too hot for a lengthy visit to this park, but this was a nicely maintained... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Needs more

I thought there needed to be more available. I saw the attraction but wasn't much to do. Walked... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Millinocket, Maine
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These gardens commemorate the site of where 600 Confederate soldiers temporarily held off the Union Army in 1865.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“water wheel” (13 reviews)
“rose gardens” (9 reviews)
“edisto river” (18 reviews)
U.S. Hwy. 301, Orangeburg, SC 29115
+1 803-533-6020
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Reviews (93)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Summer time of year was too hot for a lengthy visit to this park, but this was a nicely maintained City park and I will be back to see it in bloom.

Thank Cordial1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought there needed to be more available. I saw the attraction but wasn't much to do. Walked through the the whole place in less than 30 minutes

Thank william_cunningham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the sign on our road trip and decided to visit, beautiful setting, fountains lake, flowers, had it all, looked like the gardens could do with a bit of love, like dead heading roses, and cutting off dead plants but overall very enjoyable,

Thank kiwierps
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Many people do not realize that Edisto Memorial Gardens is a collection of roses that grow the BEST in this area! As a bonus, it is on the banks of the North Fork of the Edisto River. The black water is actually stains from the...More

2  Thank dcurlee
Reviewed 23 May 2017

have been coming for over 60 years and still enjoy visits with grandkids to feed the ducks and see flowers. The walk to see the water wheel on Edisto River is well worth the trip. New Fountains are also nice, but gardens are real draw...More

Thank McKie G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Walking thru the flower makes me think of having a little piece of heaven on earth. The flowers are so beautiful when in full bloom. You can experience a lot different aspects of nature in the park.

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

When the rose's are blomming. There are wonderful rose gardens. the edisto river has a big warter wheel, there are trails and

1  Thank funchesshd
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This beautiful park located conveniently in Orangeburg, SC is the perfect place to take photos for any occasion. Azelas, roses, iron bridge, man made waterfall, pond an antique water wheel provide SO many places for great photos, if this is not enough add a Veteran's...More

Thank Weyacoro
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is still a nice peaceful oasis even though it's sustained wind and rain damage the last six months. The river is so high that they have closed the boardwalk unfortunately. It has mostly azaleas and roses as it's feature so spring visit is best....More

Thank LRR2222
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice and clean place to stroll on Sunday afternoon. The spray park is the ideal place for children to visit.

Thank Annette M
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Martha M
19 April 2017|
Response from Terrie J | Reviewed this property |
No, it's free even during Christmas when they have all the lights set up.
Robert D
17 March 2017|
Response from Terrie J | Reviewed this property |
The Festival Of Roses is held every year around the first week of May. This is usually when the roses are at peak bloom. Some will be blooming throughout the year but this is the best time. There is a parade complete with a... More
28 May 2016|
Response from Anna M | Reviewed this property |
The Edisto Gardens provides wooden walkways along the river and over wetlands. Also, the grounds are well maintained, with mown grassy areas and mulched, weed-free flower beds. Of couse, visitors should take precautions... More