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Saluda Shoals Park

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Address: 5605 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29212
Phone Number: 803-731-5208
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Saluda Shoals SC State Park in Columbia, SC is a wonderful retreat for everyone. It is located on Old Bush River Road. There are many activities available such as canoe and bike... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Saluda Shoals SC State Park in Columbia, SC is a wonderful retreat for everyone. It is located on Old Bush River Road. There are many activities available such as canoe and bike rentals. The park is clean, well maintained and a very nice place to visit for a picnic. Dogs are welcome at SS and there is a dog park... More 

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Chapin, South Carolina
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26 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

This is a large park with plenty of parking and public facilities. A great place for a safe picnic or fresh air outing. You can bring or rent bikes. There is river access for fishing or warmer weather bathing. Picnic areas and hiking-biking trails. This is a lot for a $5 parking fee. A great way to pas a springtime... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A great place for walking your dog, jogging, walking or even for a picnic. Canoes and kayaks are oftern in evidence..

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Lexington, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My wife and I like to walk and got an annual pass to the Park. Walking trails are wide cement paths for easy walking and there are some off track trails. You can rent bicycles and some watercraft. Family and pet friendly, even have a doggie park, a playground for children and some pavilions available for picnics or parties. Also... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I have to say I know it takes a lot of work to put Christmas lights together, but for the cost of entry, I was truly expecting something spectacular. This was not the case. They were pretty, and it helped us keep our family Christmas Eve tradition alive. For the cost it should have included everything offered.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We tried to go see the holiday lights but waited in traffic for over an hour on Bush River Rd and never saw the lights. Terribly organization for a large event. Don't waste your gas.

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Crisfield
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Went there for a party. Very nice place, had to drive thru Christmas lights to get to it. They had a fire going for us.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We visited last year and the lights are pretty incredible. We plan to go this year. Definitely worth the drive if you do not live nearby.

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Columbia, SC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I really liked the beautiful decorations. The 3D glasses made all the lights even more fun.there was not really anything I disliked that could have been controlled by the park.

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Chapin, South Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My husband LOVES to come out here and fish for trout in the Saluda river. Beautiful scenery and a great place to take your dog or have a picnic! We have been here quite a few times and always enjoy it! Be careful in the river though!! The depth can go up and down quite rapidly so make sure to... More 

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