Columbia Area Parks Family Fun Things to Do Family Fun! Learning Something New

Riverbank Zoo’s Backstage Animal Encounters

500 Wildlife Parkway | 803-779-8717 | Website Wouldn’t it be cool to feed an elephant?Or help make a savory snack for a bear?How about getting up and close to a tortoise? Riverbanks Backstage lets you choose from five different one-hour interactive animal encounters with some of the zoo’s most beloved residents! Families also get to […]

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Columbia Area Parks Family Fun Things to Do Learning Something New

Coming Soon to Saluda Shoals

Universally Inclusive Playground Ground was broken in November 2018 on this new two-acre playground that will provide an opportunity to get everyone moving, thinking, and exploring the outdoors. When finished, staff members will provide inclusive programs and monthly play dates to promote acceptance among children and adults with and without disabilities. The playground will feature […]

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Kids Corner: Fall Into Fun!

Wilderness¬†Canoe Tour Every Friday and Saturday weekly in September and October. Join a ranger for a guided paddle through the last remaining large section of old-growth bottomland forest remaining in the United States. Keep an eye out for white-tailed deer, otters, beavers, and other wildlife that call Congaree home. Harry Hampton Visitor Center at Congaree […]

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Columbia Area Parks

Saluda Shoals Park 5605 Bush River Road + 6071 St. Andrews Rd. | 803.772.1228 Visit beautiful Saluda Shoals Park, a regional 480-acre park cozied up against the Saluda River, a favorite with fly-fishermen, kayakers, walkers and bird-watchers. The paved 3.4-mile Greenway Trail meanders through a shady, wooded area along the Saluda, with benches and river […]

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