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Riverfront Park & Historic Columbia Canal

Riverfront Park & Historic Columbia Canal

Capital City & Lake Murray Country

Capital City & Lake Murray Country

This 167-acre park was the site of the original waterworks for the City of Columbia. This was also the site of the world's first electrically operated textile mill and the hydroelectric plant, the oldest one in the state, is still operating. A popular jogging/walking trail runs two and one half miles along the linear park and offers wonderful views of the river. There is also a beautiful brick amphitheater as well as a self guided walkway by the old parts of the water plant. The park hosts several events annually such as Riverfest, Greekfest and several smaller concerts.
Visit the Website Midlands
Columbia
Midlands
312 Laurel ST,
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 917-5522
Info & Amenities
Location
At the end of Laurel St. Behind the AT&T office off Huger St.
Admission
Free
Civil War
Yes
Days and Hours of Operation
Daily 7am-9pm
Biking
Yes
Birding
Yes
Hiking
Yes
Fishing
Yes