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Swan Lake Iris Gardens

822 W Liberty St, Sumter, SC 29150-4729
+1 803-436-2640
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Love this Place!

This is the second time we have visited this garden. We love it. It really speaks to me. I would... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2016
Jane K
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
Great experience

Beautiful! Great walk, loved the talking trees and the butterfly garden. Missed the black-necked... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
Sandra A
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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822 W Liberty St, Sumter, SC 29150-4729
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"beautiful flowers"
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"play ground"
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"beautiful park"
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"great place to take the kids"
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"relaxing walk"
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"year round"
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"taking pictures"
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

This is the second time we have visited this garden. We love it. It really speaks to me. I would love to sit there all day and read a book. There are many species of swans and the lake is full of cypress trees. It...More

Thank Jane K
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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful! Great walk, loved the talking trees and the butterfly garden. Missed the black-necked swan as they only have a couple and don't let them out on the lake as much as the others. You'll learn about birds, butterflies, swans and trees. And it is...More

Thank Sandra A
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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful flowers, relaxing walk around the lake, nice sculptures, information boxes along the path and viewed the beautiful swans. Only place in US with pairs of all 7 species of swans.

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

It's a lot of walking, but it's so peaceful and quite honestly say that you will throughly enjoy it. Our sweet sister my new found best friend ever took our family! We spent time looking and would stop along the way resting. Since they have...More

Thank Therisa H
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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Visited the swan lake iris gardens yesterday with my husband. We went there around 17.30 and it was so quiet and peaceful. We loved walking around, enjoying the beautiful gardens and the wildlife. The park is very clean, enough parking space, public toilets and a...More

Thank Sharon R
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Swan Lakes is known for it's endless Beauty. The wildlife that lives their is just breathtaking. The people that work there are very informative and helpful to visitors to the lakes. There are also endless photo ops.

Thank kylesmb
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

A beautiful park, a bird haven, ducks and swans. Migration into the park daily at dusk. Beautiful setting and the iris blooming is spectacular, as is the natural settings in this cypress pond. Bring your binoculars and bird book. Adjoining playground for kids. Sit or...More

Thank SwanSong_10
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Lots of large trees, 8 species of Swans to enjoy up close, beautiful mallard ducks and turtles. The park is clean, has public restrooms and the staff is very knowledgeable about the Sumter area and events. Plenty of parking available. Looking forward to returning.

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Reviewed 4 May 2016

My husband and I were out exploring one day and decided to stop by. We parked and headed right through the gate. The easy walk around the lake took about 20-30 minutes (again, we weren't trying to get anywhere, we took plenty of time). There...More

Thank Stacie B
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

This park was beautiful and so peaceful. The swans were so pretty and plenty of turtles also. The flowers were just starting to bloom

Thank Maznblue
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megan b
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Response from BIGALKELLY | Reviewed this property |
sorry i dont know the prices try calling the admin office
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tadams75
28 March 2017|
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Response from Dawnella66 | Reviewed this property |
Hi you dont have to walk the entire park to be able to enjoy some of it. As you go in the entrance there is a nice pond and places to sit and enjoy the scenery through out the park..you could stay as long or as short as you... More
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Madelyn J
3 October 2016|
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Response from Mariln A | Reviewed this property |
Memorial Day wknd is our Iris Festival. Beautiful florets and swans are very visible.
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