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Riley Waterfront Park

1 Vendue Range, Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29401-2129
+1 843-724-7327
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Bright green public space overlooking the coast: great for picnics and lounging.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Vendue Range, Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29401-2129
+1 843-724-7327
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Reviewed yesterday

A great place to visit and watch the children play in the water. You can also go out on the pier and enjoy a swing in one of the swings and look out over the water.

Thank Renee F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is so enjoyable to watch children of all ages playing in the water fountains. The views are idyllic from every angle. Riley Waterfront Park is a sensational place to relax for free.

Thank 717letsgotraveling
Reviewed yesterday

We had driven through this area during the day, then walked here in the evening after dinner and found children splashing in the fountains and lots of people enjoying the breeze on benches. It's a lovely space and was so nice to see it being...More

Thank MCW-Austin
Reviewed yesterday

Waterfront Park is as close as you can get to the water in downtown Charleston. The pier goes out over the harbor, serving up great views. There's always a good chance of seeing dolphins, a cargo ship or cruise ship passing by. If you're not...More

Thank JiffMan
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice park, and great fun for kids running in the fountain , but not sure why it would be #1 attraction in this fabulous, historic city. Go for a stroll or run, swing in the park bench like swings, view the waterfront, and just relax....More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a nice little park, with two fountains that look more like pools for children. Nothing special.

Thank Ariebeukenoot
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely park and within walking distance of our hotel. We had our preschool grandchild along and he loved the huge fountain where children can play and do. This is all he wanted to do plus run down to the Pineapple fountain. The city allows children...More

Thank Arborridgegranny
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a very nice waterfront park. The coastal breeze made it even pleasant for a hot, humid June day. Expect a time for relaxation in the midst of a touristy town (but a nice one at that).

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 3 days ago

A really nice place to relax in downtown Charleston. People were kind and talkative and it was a relaxing place.

Thank patrickaustin20
Reviewed 3 days ago

Riley Waterfront Park is really a beautiful place. With fountains, the stunning oak trees and the waterfront views, this is a great stop on your Charleston visit. Kiddos can play in the fountains, adults can soak in some history and gorgeous scenery all in one...More

Thank ChicSouthernBlonde
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John S
I would like to know walking directions to this park from the Old Exchange & th distance Thanks, John S
7 November 2016|
Response from Cal S | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure where you, it's about 3 or 4 blocks...
Josh B
is there parking available and is it expensive?
5 December 2015|
Response from Blacksoup |
There are parking garages nearby. You will be very lucky to find a parking meter close by or have enough change. A quarter gets you 15 minutes. Enforced to 6:00 pm free on weekends.