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What's Hot This Weekend: Blues, Berries & BBQ, Fashion Week, Soda City Family Jam June 24 - 26
Posted on June 23, 2016 at 6:22AM by Dayna Cantelmi
From baseball and barbecue to fashion and freedom, there's no shortage of summer fun this weekend! Keep reading for our roundup below, then peruse our calendar of events for even more ...
What's Hot This Weekend: Shrimp & Grits Festival, The Glo Run, Summer Concert Series June 17 - 19
Posted on June 17, 2016 at 5:54AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Festivals, plays, and sporting events are all in store this weekend. Find out more in our roundup below, then take a look at our calendar of events for all that's going on in Columbia, ...
What's Hot This Weekend: Slide the City, Harvest Week, DriftJam, Twilight in the Garden June 10 - 12
Posted on June 10, 2016 at 6:10AM by Dayna Cantelmi
The long summer days are here to stay, so fill them up with some of the fun activities and events we have going on this weekend! Keep reading for our roundup below, then check out our calendar ...
What’s Hot This Weekend: Fireflies Baseball, Rhythm on the River, Summer Movie Series June 3 – 5
Posted on June 2, 2016 at 11:53AM by Dayna Cantelmi
It may only be June, but the summer schedule is heating up with outdoor events, festivals, baseball and more. Read on for our roundup below, then take a look at our calendar of events for ...
What's Hot This Memorial Day Weekend: Commemoration & Heritage Celebration, Big & Bold May 27 - 30
Posted on May 26, 2016 at 11:08AM by Dayna Cantelmi
The unofficial start of summer kicks off this weekend with plenty to see and do! Keep reading for our roundup below, then look through our calendar of events for everything else that's ...
What's Hot This Weekend: Dinner on Main, Xtreme Air 5K, SC Brewers Festival May 20 - 22
Posted on May 17, 2016 at 1:41PM by Dayna Cantelmi
From festivals and farms to sports and shows, this weekend offers a little bit of everything! Continue on for our roundup below, then check out our calendar of events for everything else ...
What's Hot This Weekend: Arts & Draughts, Drink Pink Rose Festival, Governor's Cup May 13 - 15
Posted on May 11, 2016 at 1:13PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Fun in the sun, new festivals, live music and more are all in store for this weekend. Read on for our roundup below, then peruse our calendar of events for all that's happening in ...
What's Hot This Weekend: Rosewood Crawfish Festival, Famously Hot Scavenger Hunt May 6 - 8
Posted on May 5, 2016 at 1:50PM by Dayna Cantelmi
With the return of a signature festival, a brand new event and more, this weekend is another one for the books! Keep reading for our roundup below, then check out our calendar of ...
National Travel and Tourism Week is Famously Hot
Posted on April 29, 2016 at 7:43AM by Dayna Cantelmi
National Travel and Tourism Week, the national event championing the importance of the travel and tourism industry, is back for its 32nd year May 1 - 7, 2016. Columbia welcomes 14.5 million ...
What's Hot This Weekend: Cinco de Mayo, Fireflies, Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival April 29 - May 1
Posted on April 28, 2016 at 12:01PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Enjoy the weekend with a number of spring events, festivals and happenings taking place all over town! Read on for our roundup below, then take a look at our calendar of events for ...
What's Hot This Weekend: Artista Vista, Rhythm on the River, Columbia Record Fair April 22 - 24
Posted on April 21, 2016 at 11:26AM by Dayna Cantelmi
The only thing more beautiful than Columbia's #famouslyhot spring weather is its robust arts scene. Enjoy both this weekend with a number of events happening throughout the area. Keep reading for ...
What's Hot this Weekend: Indie Grits, Fireflies Opening Weekend, The Big Nosh April 15 - 17
Posted on April 14, 2016 at 1:43PM by Dayna Cantelmi
We're in for a #famouslyhot weekend packed with all kinds of fun spring activities! Continue reading for our roundup below, then take a look through our calendar of events for even more ...
Waterfall Junction: A Whimsical Addition to Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
Posted on April 7, 2016 at 12:31PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Waterfall Junction, the 3-acre interactive children's garden created as part of the Destination Riverbanks expansion, is now open to the public at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden.   The ...
What's Hot This Weekend: Hip-Hop Family Day, Alton Brown Live, River Rocks April 8 - 10
Posted on April 6, 2016 at 12:06PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Delve into the many events, shows and cultural experiences going on this weekend! Keep reading for our roundup below, then check out our calendar of events for everything that's happening ...
What's Hot This Weekend: Columbia Open Studios, Runaway Runway, Freeway Music Festival April 1 - 3
Posted on April 1, 2016 at 6:28AM by Dayna Cantelmi
From festivals and concerts to plays and exhibits, we're in for a jam-packed weekend of exciting events! Read on for our roundup below, then take a look at our calendar of events for ...

Saluda Shoals Park

  • 5605 Old Bush River Road
  • Columbia, SC 29212
  • Phone: 803-772-1228
  • Fax: 803-772-6865
  • Visit Website

Located along the banks of the Saluda River, this 350 acre park offers the following amenities-

·        11,000 square-foot Environmental Education Center, Exhibit Hall, 
          Auditorium,  Classrooms and 3,776 square-foot outdoor deck
·        10,000 square-foot River Center Conference facility and Wedding Gazebo
·        Miles of paved/unpaved trails
·        River Observation Deck
·        Boat Ramp/Canoe/Kayak Launch
·        Picnic Shelters
·        Saluda Shoals Wetlands Preserve (Fall 2009)
·        Saluda Splash Water Playground
·        Playground

The Saluda Shoals Wetland Preserve

The Saluda Shoals Wetland Preserve is a tranquil sanctuary whose quiet waters and surrounding woodlands are home to many species of birds, animals and plants native to wetlands.

 

Park Hours (Seasonal)
Monday - Sunday
November 1 - March 7, 7 am – 5:30 pm
March 8 – June 30, 7 am – 8 pm
July 1 – August 31, 7 am – 8:30 pm
September 1 – October 31 7 am – 7 pm

Daily Admission
Car or mini-van: $4R/$5NR
12+ passenger van: $6R/$7NR
Bus: $10R/$11NR
Saluda Splash Wristbands: $3 each; Seasonal, Open 9 am – 8 pm

 

Accessibility
  • Handicap Accessible:
Pricing
  • Price Range Maximum: $$ - $101-150
Saluda Shoals Park Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 3
  • Theatre Capacity: 99
  • Classroom Capacity: 25
  • Reception Capacity: 54
  • Distance to Airport: 13
  • Distance to CMCC: 10
  • Number of Seats: 99

Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra Presents "Star Spangled Symphonic Salute"

July 3, 2016
Location: Saluda Shoals Park
Times: Starting: 8:00 PM
Join the Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra in beautiful Saluda Shoals Park by the river as we pay tribute to the founding of our nation with rousing and inspiring patriotic music.  Bring your ...More»

SouthEast Crab Feast

August 20, 2016
Location: Saluda Shoals Park
Times: From: 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Please join us for the 6th Annual SouthEast Crab Feast event this summer in Columbia, SC. This event offers the Low Country Coastal Heritage of outdoor cooking of fresh seafood. This highly ...More»