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James Island County Park
#1 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
... climbing wall for all ages)& water bikes and/or kayaks to rent& beautiful picnic areas & a dog friendly park and trails & splash park & high ropes course & disc golf course & trails through flowering bushes/tr...
This place has it all...dog park, kayaking, walking/bike trails, wildlife & nature galore and it's safe and clean good fun for everyone!!!
Riley Waterfront Park
#2 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
Great ocean view, wonderful park with swings on the pier, can watch the boats go by, metered parking as well as nearby garage, also delicious ice cream across the street, and the water fountain was beautiful with...
The Charleston Waterfront Park is located on the Cooper River right in the historic district of downtown Charleston, near the Market Place, St. Philip's Church and so many other must-see landmarks of the "Holy City."
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Battery & White Point Gardens
#3 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
Today, Battery Park is a fun place for families and tourists to relax and explore and many guided tours begin at the massive gazebo as out-of-towners get a breathtaking view of Charleston Harbor and Fort Sumter be...
This park is just lovely, very clean, awesome old gnarled live oak trees, and a great number of historical monuments honoring revolutionary and civil war era individuals and events fill this peaceful park.
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Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park
#4 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
If you want a great baseball outing along with truly unique Charleston cuisine - head to Joseph P. Riley Park.
Enjoyed a beautiful day at the park! Easy parking and comfortable seating.
Middleton Place
#5 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
The house and garden tours were educational - we both love learning about nature and history!
We started with a nature tour with Bill, an excellent guide, alligators included!
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Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park Mount Pleasant 3.6 km away
#2 of 6 Nature & Parks in Mount Pleasant
The memorial fountain and statue is perfectly situated to the side of the park along the sea and marsh where you can pray, reflect, honor or mourn in a private and quiet setting.
Mt. Pleasant is to be congratulated for creating this wonderful well landscaped park and pier below the Beautiful suspension bridge which ties it to Charleston.
Audubon Swamp Garden
#6 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
I added the Audobon Swamp Gardens to my Charleston “must-do” list because I love nature, swamps, gardens, and hiking and this location had it all.
Great Nature Walk
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
#7 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
Has extensive and different gardens, great place to take photos in very different scenarios, to take a romantic and calming walk, to have a picnic in a beautiful garden, to just sit and observe nature, whatever yo...
We also rode the Nature Tram that took us around the plantation and saw at least 5 alligators as well as several yellow-bellied sliders (turtles), egrets, ducks, a great blue heron, and other wildlife.
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South Carolina Aquarium
#8 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
I have two teenagers who love nature, and the two highlights of the trip were touching the manta rays and hammerhead sharks, and touring the sea turtle hospital.
The area it is in is a little further down from the main part of Charleston (Waterfront park) but has its own park and fountains to see.
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Shem Creek Park Mount Pleasant 5.8 km away
#1 of 6 Nature & Parks in Mount Pleasant
The Shem Creek Park has an amazing boardwalk where you can see wildlife such as snails, crabs, heron, pelicans, dolphins, and much more!
Enjoyed walking each night we stayed at shems Creek on the boardwalk the park is Pleasant nice and clean recommend highly going to the park and enjoying the atmosphere
Pitt Street Bridge Mount Pleasant 6.3 km away
#3 of 6 Nature & Parks in Mount Pleasant
Nice place to walk, run, fish or just relax and spend time with nature.
Pitt Street Bridge / Park is a very nice place to take a stroll.
Washington Square
#9 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
In the center of the park, you will find a memorial that pays tribute to the Washington Light Infantry - an imposing 42' foot tall granite structure, which is in fact a miniature version of the Washington Monument...
There are numerous interesting statues throughout the park with plaques to give the history.
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Hampton Park
#10 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
Next to the Citadel Hampton Park has 60 acres of peaceful, trees, sunshine, fountains, birds, and trails for walking, running or rollerblading.
This is a GREAT PARK to walk your dog, 3 trails adjacent to each other so if you see another dog just move over to the adjacent trail, the flowers and lake are beautiful, dog fountain for water, they have dog wast...
Gateway Walk
#11 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
Wrought iron gates are open revealing a dark nature covered path that goes past people's homes and their gates.
Middleton Place Equestrian Center
#12 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
Highly recommend for anyone who enjoys nature trails and animals.
Colonial Lake
#13 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
Following a renovation by Charleston Parks Conservancy, the lake and surrounding park have become a wonderful gem, and oasis in the city.
Very beautiful little park.
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Sullivan's Island Beach Sullivan's Island 8.7 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Sullivan's Island
You'll have to park on the streets and walk to the beach, but you can usually find a spot within 5-10 minutes (the earlier the better).
Because of the more secluded nature of this beach, there are not many bars, restaurants and shops.
West Ashley Greenway
#14 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
Philip Simmons Museum Home and Workshop
#15 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
Brittlebank Park
#16 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
This is a beautiful, relatively quiet park by the Ashley River where you can take your children to play on the small playground or take a walk out onto the fishing pier.
We were on a pirate tour and talking about Blackbeard at this point in the tour, and the park itself offered plenty of places to sit down and was beautifully maintained.
Fort Lamar Historic Preserve
#17 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
Northbridge Park
#18 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
The park was clean and scenic.
The park is nice and clean.
Melton Peter Demetre Park
#19 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
Theodora Park
#20 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
The park is the perfect place to visit if you are going to a perfomance at the Gilliard Auditorium and just want to arrive a little early.
Since we were already in the area, we decided to sit in this little neighborhood park and enjoy the great weather.
Tiedemann Park
#21 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
Hazel Parker Playground
#22 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
West Ashley Bikeway
#23 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
Gadsdenboro Park
#24 of 25 Nature & Parks in Charleston
Riverfront Park North Charleston 10.2 km away
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in North Charleston
- Dedicated to the naval history of the Charleston area ... Plaques, statues, info and pictures - Fishing pier also allows observation of nature, river activities, and shoreline maritime activities ... Bring binoc...
Riverfront Park North Charleston Nice place in Riverfront - worth visiting - Scenic beautiful Excellent place-this is how they state Charleston is one of the beautiful cities in the world Visit the Riverfront Park...
Isle of Palms Beach Isle of Palms 12.6 km away
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Isle of Palms
Lots of places to grab lunch within walking distance, the public beach front park has showers, parking, a playground and picnic areas, a snack shack in season and the cheapest rental chairs and umbrellas, also in...
You will also get access to all of the other county parks in the region, such as James Island County Park (a real gem) and Beachwalker County Park on Kiawah Island.