Saluda Shoals Park

5605 Bush River RD
Columbia, SC 29212

Description

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 miles of multi-use trails for walking, hiking and biking, fishing, bike rentals, canoe/kayak rentals, tube rentals, guided canoe trips, a boat launch and guided horse trail rides. 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, an off-leash area for dogs(certian restrictions apply). Saluda Shoals Park is also home to the River Center, a 5,000 SF 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.

Contact Information

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5605 Bush River RD
Columbia, SC 29212

Phone: 803-731-5208
Fax: 803-772-6865
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Details

  • Admission : $5 per car or mini-van; $7 per 12+ passenger van; $11 per bus
  • Days and Hours of Operation : Daily 7am-sunset
  • Days and Holidays Closed : New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
  • Checks Accepted
  • Visa/Master Card
  • Biking