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Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park

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The Columbia Riverfront Park and Columbia Canal are a great place for a nature walk, light job or... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BMWSC
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Columbia, SC
A great walk

A great walk between the canal and the river, very peaceful. A great place to ride a bike walk a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark E
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Aiken, South Carolina
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Columbia Riverfront Park and Columbia Canal are a great place for a nature walk, light job or easy bike ride. The trail meanders the rivers path as is flows through downtown just in view of the Capital.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great walk between the canal and the river, very peaceful. A great place to ride a bike walk a dog or any other outdoor activity that lends itself to a flat paved path

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Mark E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Every time we visit Columbia we will take a 4-5 mile ramble along this picturesque trail. It's well-maintained, populated with lots of friendly people, and just fun to walk.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank CodysFamily
Reviewed 20 November 2018

The riverfront and canal walking trails are wonderful. There's plenty of room for bicyclists, pedestrians, dogs, roller skaters, etc. on the paved lanes, and there are trails that duck down to the water's edge if you're looking for something more challenging. Shade can be an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Echolynn
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We stopped here, not knowing what to expect other than a view of the river. After taking the path around the city’s sanitary sewer facilities(!), we discerned the beautiful canal and river walk. We couldn’t see the waterfall side of the dam, but we did...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Mu husband and I take walks at the River front Walk amost every weekend when the weather is good. The renovations after flooding a few years ago are remarkable with wooden lattice wreas, well maintained paths, ample benches and some picnic tables. Usually on weekends...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

I am so glad we visited this place on our way out of town. There were so many interesting parts of the park, including old buildings that offered really neat backdrops for pictures, walking paths, bridges, statues, plaques, and information about the history of Columbia....More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank nikkic990
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The Canal Park Trail is a wide, flat paved path of 2.5 miles parallel to the Saluda River and the Columbia Canal. In all seasons it gives peaceful, colorful outlooks and has been improved each month with new plantings, widen footpaths and trimmings. You can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank DeanLewis47
Reviewed 6 October 2018

I was told about this walking trail by the manager of the Staybridge where I was staying the night. It was only a couple blocks away so Lucy (my Weimeramer puppy) and I ventured out to find it. What a nice surprise. A well maintained...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

What a nice park! Easy to miss, but a gem once you locate the entrance. This park has a paved trail which is good for bike rides, strollers, wheelchairs, and walkers. Beautiful plants and benches offered shaded spots to stop and rest. Plaques along the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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beer2go
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Response from 868thomasc | Reviewed this property |
There are wheelchair ramps
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I did not see anyone fishing. I am sure you can look it up on their website!
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