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Review of Saluda Shoals Park

Saluda Shoals Park
Ranked #7 of 109 things to do in Columbia
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Reviewed February 16, 2014

What can I say about Saluda? They do everything well! The programs are amazing, the park is lovely and the staff and rangers are friendly and helpful. Their Christmas light display is legendary in this area and is a must-do holiday activity.

Thank BethIneson
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Reviewed January 21, 2014

Saluda shoals is a newer park in the area that has some great walking trails and access to the river. They offer Canoe and kayak rentals and there are companies present to rent tubes to tube down the Saluda River. They also offer transportation back to the park after going down the River. There is a large fenced in area for a dog park and the River Center is a great facility for parties and weddings.
There is a Christmas lights display each year that you can drive through in your car which is very nice. As it gets closer to Christmas, the line can get quite long so show up early.
This park does charge admission upon entry. It is only about 5 dollars per a car.
I enjoy going to this park with my dog. There is a paved path that runs along the river. There are several places where you can access the rapids of the river and you dog and splash around. The Saluda comes from the bottom of Lake Murray, so the water is always very very cold, so be prepared.

Thank trumpeter5
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

We enjoyed our visit to Saluda Shoals Park for the Christmas lights display. The light exhibit is very well done and the length of the light show is surprisingly long. We drove a little over an hour to experience the light display and we were pleasantly surprised. The cost is very affordable compared to some other light shows in the area. This would definitely be an annual event for our family.

1  Thank 55KatrinaK
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

Did our annual Lights on the River night ride through the Park. Our kids loved it and we always see new lights every time we go. It's a great family event.

Thank Tony T
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Reviewed December 26, 2013

My favorite place to ride my bike in the Columbia area. Miles of paved trails along the Saluda River with several bathroom facilities. Also easy Kayak access to the Saluda river.

1  Thank Lbouknight
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