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Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park

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Address: 312 Laurel Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Phone Number: +1 803-733-8613
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Beautiful!

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Fredericksburg, Va
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Fredericksburg, Va
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Just needed to stretch a bit so found the park thanks to this ap. A brief or long walk is possible, it's beautiful. Bikes and pets welcome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I was so impressed with this riverwalk park in downtown Columbia! Great walking/running/biking trail runs between canal and the river. Easy terrain for almost everyone although there are some stairs and ramps. Great spot to see some wildlife along the river. Mile posts help you know how far you have walked. Definitely will return!

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

So glad we came here for our evening in Columbia travelling to Florida. Beautiful walk. Very popular place. Google got us to it easily!

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