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Beautiful Nature Walk

My children and I decided to walk and take pictures at the Preserve, and had a absolutely wonderful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisa C
Maple Shade
Great Outdoor spot in Spartanburg

This is a great place to put your feet in the river or take a walk in the woods. There is so much... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Erica C
Boiling Springs, South Carolina, United States
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My children and I decided to walk and take pictures at the Preserve, and had a absolutely wonderful time. There were so many photo opportunities. The beauty really blew us away. We found a duck nest with eggs, momma wasn't to far away. We just...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a great place to put your feet in the river or take a walk in the woods. There is so much to see. My husband and I did engagement pictures here and they were great!

Thank Erica C
Reviewed 7 May 2018

In my never ending quest to get out and exercise with my dog, I read about this place and decided to enjoy it on the beautiful spring weekend. Glendale Shoals is a nature preserve and recational facuility that covered about 13 acres and includes a...More

4  Thank Sburris65
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Happened on this spot while doing a bicycle ride. Currently the walking bridge is closed under repair and covered with tarps. The infrastructure and plantings have gone to pot in many places. Most of the surrounding homes and buildings appear to be condemned by the...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for photography. A mixture of nature and industry. A glimpse into the history of the area.

1  Thank Christopher Gle... W
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

So this is a cool place. The site of a turn of the century textile mill that has long since burned and all but disappeared. What remains today are some scenic ruins, a very pretty rocky river, an old trestle bridge that is currently being...More

1  Thank SavvyTraveler78
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We stopped in on a whim and both agreed it was a nice find. Unfortunately the bridge was closed the day we were there, but the walk along the shoals was very pleasant. The area was well kept and the remnants of the buildings interesting....More

1  Thank Carol G
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The old bridge parallels the dam across Lawson's Fork Creek. At one end is the old Glendale town center and an old mill building that is now operated by Wofford College's environmental studies department, which has a teaching garden you can walk through. Below that...More

2  Thank Travel_Dude1
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This place is beautiful! We went to fish and didn't even get a bite but it was worth the trip. Go walk around, you won't be sorry!

1  Thank RSVilla
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Due to the bridge being repaired, the area was a little difficult to find but well worth the time it took. This old mill town has a lot to offer for any history buff. There were several trails available to walk, an amphitheater, a flowing...More

1  Thank larryacred
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