Where to rent tubes
Enjoy a relaxing trip down river on one of our premium river tubes. This journey is approximately two hours long and includes a shuttle back to your vehicle. Tubes are available seven days a week from 9am until 3pm, weather and river conditions permitting. $5/daily parking fee applies. Call 213-2054 or 213-2050 for more information.
Several tube rental packages available
Where to swim
Lake Murray Public Park
Open now – 11am-8pm weekdays | 10am-8pm Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. $3 for cars & trucks | $2 for motorcycles | $5 for buses. Season passes are $45 a car.
- On the Lexington side – known as Lake Murray Beach
- SCE&G South Recreation Area is located on the south end of dam on North Lake Drive (SC 6)
1832-1834 N. Lake Drive, Lexington
Saluda Splash is a zero-depth water spray ground for children. Hours of operation are from 9:00 am until 8:00 p.m. daily Monday through Sunday. Wristbands are $3 per person or you can purchase a 15-visit Splash Pass for $40. The Splash Pass is valid at both Saluda Splash and Melvin Park Splash in Chapin. A $5 daily parking fee applies at Saluda Shoals Park.
Playground, gazebo, walking track, spray pad and L.E.D. lighted fountain. 803-545-3100
Greenview Aquatics Center
Emily Douglas Park
Emily Douglas Park is in the heart of Shandon. It is a bowl-shaped park; the many pine trees cast a lot of shade into the park. It has swings and three play sets. There is plenty of sand for digging and playing. There is a spray pool that is operated during the summer months. The park also features an amphitheater that the community fondly enjoys during the summer evening movies in the park. Emily Douglas Park’s neighborhood center offers programs such as summer camps. 803-733-8531
Melvin Park Splash, located in at Melvin Park in Chapin, is a zero-depth water spray grounds for children. Hours of operation are from 9:00 am until 8:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Sunday.
Wristbands are $3 per person or you can purchase a 15-visit Splash Pass for $40. The Splash Pass is valid at both Saluda Splash and Melvin Park Splash in Chapin. 803-345-8113
Maxcy Gregg Park
Heathwood Park has a neighborhood center, tennis court, handball court, picnic shelter and a water spray. Their play equipment is great, not only having your typical climbing structures and swings, but also sand digging toys, small spin-around ride-ons, and springy seesaws. 803-733-8446