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Fantastic for little kids

Great splash pad, gardens, big treehouse for little kids. Can ride tram or walk a trail through the... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
via mobile
A summertime oasis

Coming to the zoo in Columbia is tough in the summer, because the heat and humidity is so awful... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Charlotte, North Carolina
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“dino dig”(3 reviews)
“cool off”(2 reviews)
“treehouse”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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500 Wildlife Pkwy, At Riverbanks Botanical Garden, Columbia, SC 29210-8014
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Great splash pad, gardens, big treehouse for little kids. Can ride tram or walk a trail through the woods to get up there.

Thank JD3073
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Coming to the zoo in Columbia is tough in the summer, because the heat and humidity is so awful, but this is just what the doctor ordered. After spending time at the zoo, and ready for some repreve this is the perfect spot to come...More

Thank jrobba
Reviewed 8 August 2017

nice addition to the zoo & gardens- very clean and safe. many workers keeping an eye out for safety. Put my water shoes and walked around. Kids enjoyed themselves very much. part of your zoo admission, so no extra fees

1  Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Fun little spot to spend a Saturday am!! The splash pad was a great one for the grandparents and kids. In summer a table under near the mister fans is a must.

Thank Avakelly
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Waterfall junction is a paradise for families. We have children 12- brand new and we all had a lovely relaxing day. The area is clean. There are restrooms that are kept nice enough for a waterpark full of babies and children. Besides the waterfalls and...More

Thank hannahmomofmany
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Took the kids and family to the opening of Waterfall Junction at the riverbanks Zoo and Garden and they all loved it. It is in the Botanical Garden area of the zoo. Large lace with lots to do. Kids loved the Dino Dig area and...More

4  Thank brian0910
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