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Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park

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Address: 312 Laurel Street, Columbia, SC 29201
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+1 803-733-8613
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07:00 - 21:00
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Great place for a walk

I could walk this location every day. The walk path is nice and clean and the view is awesome. Pet friendy.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I could walk this location every day. The walk path is nice and clean and the view is awesome. Pet friendy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had been to the park a few times over the years, but never appreciated as much as when our wedding photographer suggested we go there to take post wedding pictures. Beautiful!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably only thing I would change is make walkways wider. So many people are out here, but runners and bikers were courteous when we were walking. Very clean and flat walkways makes it easy for walkers and serious runners. I noticed lots of benches scattered along the way as well. There was a nice flat grassed in area some kids... More 

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Fredericksburg, Va
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Went for a walk one morning and feel like I could have walked forever. It was so peaceful and so much nature to see!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This park surpassed all of our expectations! The parking lot is right in front of a power plant, so we were a little confused upon arrival, but as soon as we reached the bridge we were shocked at how beautiful, well-kept, and clean the park was. There were about ten different families taking pictures around the canal and historic buildings,... More 

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Palm City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

What a gorgeous walk. It is so peaceful and calming. Lots of great spots for photos. Kept up very well. Wish I had more time to walk it but our time was limited.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Fresh air, with a touch of nature within the city. I enjoy parking down at the Cayce entrance; as it is more rustic and less city scapes. The city park and walk are both lovely.

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Found a nice outdoor park to eat my lunch and enjoy the outdoors. Great walking trail along the water. Placards along the way teach you the history of this area. Dog friendly. Very nice walk, pretty views and lots of fresh air.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

My family and I went here after my son's graduation from boot camp at Fort Jackson. It is a beautiful park, and we enjoyed it very much.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is a great place to run, walk a dog or bike (with caution). Easy walk as it is completely flat. Restroom at the end of the trail too!

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