Saluda Shoals Park

5605 Bush River RD

Columbia, SC 29212


Phone: (803) 731-5208

City: Columbia

Region: Midlands

Saluda Shoals Park

This 400-acre riverfront park, just 1.5 miles from the Lake Murray Dam, offers a river observation deck, an Environmental Education Center and six beautiful picnic shelters that can accommodate 25 to 250 people. Recreational opportunities include ten miles of multi-use trails for walking, hiking and biking, fishing, bike rentals, canoe/kayak rentals, tube rentals, guided canoe trips, and a boat launch. During the summer months, Saluda Splash, a zero-depth water playground, is a great place for kids to cool off and play. The Saluda Shoals Wetland Preserve offers opportunities for exploration and education. Science-based field trips are available for school groups. Saluda Shoals Park is also home to the Barking Lot Dog Park, a membership off-leash area for dogs(certain restrictions apply). Meeting facilities at Saluda Shoals Park include: the River Center, a 5,000 square-foot state-of-the-art conference center for meetings and social events; additional meeting space is available in the Environmental Education Center which houses a 99-seat auditorium, two classrooms and an expansive outdoor deck. Low ropes team building activities are also available at the park on the Real Team Challenge Course. Opening August of 2016 will be the Fields and Courts at Saluda Shoals Park. The new facilities include: •Soccer complex: six (6) fields and a pavilion with restrooms and concessions. Space exists for two (2) additional fields at a later date. •Tennis facilities: six (6) clay courts, four (4) hard surface courts, and a pavilion with restrooms and concessions. •New canoe, kayak and tube take-out.

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