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Riley Waterfront Park

1 Vendue Range, Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29401-2129
+1 843-724-7327
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Bright green public space overlooking the coast: great for picnics and lounging.
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  • Average4%
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1 Vendue Range, Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29401-2129
+1 843-724-7327
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful walking tour, we met at waterfront park! Beautiful area loved the pineapple fountain! The tour guide was knowledgeable & the walk was entertaining. The homes were beautiful & the gardens pretty. The jasmine was blooming & their sweet smell filled the air day &...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Arrival via River Taxi left us not knowing where to turn via downtown..FYI .. turn right toward market.. The park is a photo op..locals use it as a kids water park Not a big deal

Thank Mike K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice area to cool your feet or let children play in fountains. Shaded areas and pier to view all the sights on water. Also connects to scenic walk to White Point Gardens.

Thank Latelyk
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Envisioned by our beloved mayor, Joe Riley, this park makes being by the river something everyone can enjoy! There are swings made for grown ups, a beautiful Pineapple Fountain, long green space under the trees, and places to sit down by the water. It's a...More

Thank Floy W
Reviewed yesterday

We walked through the park in the evening before dinner one night and it was gorgeous! Looking out over the water is so amazing and I loved walking down past palm trees and relaxing on the benches there. There were a lot of families with...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ended up here right about sunset. It was pleasant, not too crowded. We walked around, watched little kids play in a splash fountain and lots of people exercise. It was very nice and relaxing.

Thank Ddskd
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This park is probably Charleston's most popular park. It's a must see if you are going to be in the area for the first time. However, it's not a park you would keep coming to over and over. It's best to visit in the morning...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great spot to let the kids play for free! Water fountain (pineapple) and water spouts (I believe there are 6 or 7 and a middle spot). Usually an Italian ice is set up (cash only) and benches with shade. You can also walk the pier...More

Thank brandyrn
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were in town for vacation and made a pit stop to the Pineapple Fountain! Its a beautiful area with plenty of shade, benches and walkways. Worth a visit if you have the time!

Thank Sarah1517
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have always enjoyed the waterfront park but would appreciate it if the homeless would not sleep in the swings during the day when families are wanting to use them.

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John S
6 November 2016|
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Response from alocalSummervilleSC | Reviewed this property |
Old Exchange Bldg. is on Broad St and East Bay. About a 4 block, 10 minute walk to the park.
31 January 2016|
Response from alocalSummervilleSC | Reviewed this property |
It is a City of Charleston park, so there are definite restrictions. I'd call the city and ask. Parking can be a problem, and there are always LOTS of tourists, so any sort of privacy will be difficult. Not so sure if you... More
Josh B
5 December 2015|
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Response from Blacksoup |
There are parking garages nearby. You will be very lucky to find a parking meter close by or have enough change. A quarter gets you 15 minutes. Enforced to 6:00 pm free on weekends.