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Larry W. Abernathy Waterfront Park

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A walk with my dog

I walk here often to enjoy the solitude and peace away from College Avenue. There are birds to... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Clemson, South Carolina
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A Small Oasis

I enjoy going there with a sack lunch, for a stroll, or to merely sit and swing. The boardwalk... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
Pendleton, South Carolina
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
2 Sep 2017
“Relaxing Visit”
16 Aug 2017
“Good idea, but poor managment.”
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207 Keowee Trl, Clemson, SC 29631-1456
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Although the water levels are extremely low, the wooden walkways get you close to nature, swings for comfort and relaxation, and plenty of shade.

Thank Mercedesrollingon
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A nice long boardwalk around a Hartwell inlet with plenty of shade, a few places to fish, a canoe/kayak landing, and access to several restaurants. Unfortunately the Army Corps manages this lake and it seems that for half the time this park has been built...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I walk here often to enjoy the solitude and peace away from College Avenue. There are birds to watch and occasionally a family enjoying the boardwalk too.

Thank katie54178
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Pack a lunch and take a stroll. Just a block or so from downtown Clemson. Shaded, meandering trail that has you walking alongside and over lake hartwell.

Thank tomburriss
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Not worth making a special trip for. Just ok, nothing special. It is on the water, and most of the walk is in the shade, but that is about it.

Thank JerseyJack_11
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I enjoy going there with a sack lunch, for a stroll, or to merely sit and swing. The boardwalk makes for easy walking. Not much parking. Don't expect green space as in most parks, as the boardwalk is the main feature.

Thank TC1Camper
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Take time to explore this lovely waterfront park - stroll the boardwalks or just sit on a bench to read your favorite book or enjoy the water. There are also a few picnic tables if you have packed a lunch or have a few minutes...More

Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Reviewed 10 March 2016

this is a nice place to walk and relax. swings are there for you to sit. many places to relax. fishing allowed in certain areas. kyak/canoe put in at the park. nice park too. close to everything.

Thank MDeniseB
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

I come here often either alone or with my 8 year son to fish. I've also brought dates for moon lit walks along the lake. Place worked great for both activities.

Thank Donny P
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

The boardwalk in Abernathy Waterfront Park is a great part of the attraction of this place. After high rainfall Hartwell Lake is several feet above full so much of the boardwalk is under water. It's interesting to see but requires care to walk on it.

Thank BillY791
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