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“Very pretty” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Riley Waterfront Park

Riley Waterfront Park
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$25.00*
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Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour
Ranked #3 of 229 things to do in Charleston
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Owner description: Bright green public space overlooking the coast: great for picnics and lounging.
Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Very pretty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2014

Our hotel was very close so we visited the waterfront park often. Loved watching the sunsets and the dolphins swimming around hte harbor!

Visited January 2014
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Brevard, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Great view of the waterfront”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2014

This is a great place to have a view of the waterfront, which while nice is not spectacular. Can see Ft. Sumter at a distance. The park is probably more impressive in the spring, summer or fall. It was pretty stark during our visit, especially considering we were there during the ice storm. Regardless of time of year plan accordingly if it's cool or windy and it feels much cooler than the rest of the city.

Visited January 2014
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Enjoyable walk along the waterfront...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2014

Nice walk on a warm spring day - good vantage point to take pictures over the harbor! Lovely beneath the trees, and if you get tired of looking at the water, take a look at some of the buildings and houses. It's a scenic route.

Visited April 2013
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Plymouth, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Must walk”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2014

I always enjoy the view from a waterfront park walk. Not as pretty in January as in the spring, but still a great way to spend a few hours.

Visited January 2014
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Chester, Virginia
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“Dirty dog-park”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2014

The view of the river was good but we had kids in tow that needed a workout. A climbing area exists but on the south end of the park. It is screened by shrubbery that made finding it difficult. However, this park looked like a dog park where all feces laid where they fell. Some streets were like that too. Maybe it is a winter problem but it serves Charleston poorly.

Visited January 2014
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