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“bench swings”(65 reviews)
“watch the boats”(63 reviews)
About
Bright green public space overlooking the coast: great for picnics and lounging.
As featured in 3 Days in Charleston
Contact
1 Vendue Range, Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29401-2129
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+1 843-724-7327
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Reviewed today via mobile

We came here with our take out Banh Mi and sat on the lovely little round tables along the pier. We were lucky enough to have a quick family swing and the saxophonist kindly played some requests! Really pretty at night with the fountains lit...More

Thank My2cents-adviser
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Provides visitors with a nice view of the water and Pineapple Fountain. If you are patient enough, wait for one of the swings and enjoy the Southern charm. If not, just take a stroll and enjoy the breeze.

Thank Alex_suomi
Reviewed yesterday

Great way to see part of Charleston, immense fountains, river to ocean, tree lined park, historic homes and see kids having fun and adults mesmerized by all the eye can see.

Thank meadorkarla
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I took my 10year old daughter to play in the fountain she had a blast. Got to watch street performers they were fantastic. Great way to cool off.

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed the harbor views and pineapple fountain. We waited for a swing to open up and enjoyed the passing storm clouds under the canopy.

Thank scottyv916
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice area to just hang out and fight the heat (somewhat). There are some great picture spots as well. They need more swings on the pier, definitely not enough for everyone who wanted one.

Thank allygator78
Reviewed 1 week ago

The waterfront is not far from Rainbow Row! It is small, but well-taken care of! An island of trees and grass with boats on both sides, and a beautiful "boathouse," too! There are benches to sit and a sidewalk to walk along the waterfront. It...More

1  Thank kaypsu76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I enjoyed walking around, people watching, and taking pictures of the iconic pineapple fountain. It was a good way to unwind from our day’s activities and it offers a very good view of the marina. :)

1  Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best done waterfront park I have ever visited. Picturesque views to enjoy whether having a reflective moment on one of the many shady or sunny benches or walking the shady walks. Take a splash in a welcoming fountain designed for your enjoyment both refreshing...More

Thank Ramona R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautful walk along the water. Children playing in the fountains, couples swinging together on the peir. People strolling down the beautiful shaded pathways. Just take a minute to relax and soak in the sunshine and fresh air.

Thank msalcaraz2015
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Laura K
25 June 2018|
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Response from Elizabeth E | Reviewed this property |
Yep, but I’m sure it will fill up quick.
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John S
7 November 2016|
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Response from alocalSummervilleSC | Reviewed this property |
Old Exchange Bldg. is on Broad St and East Bay. About a 4 block, 10 minute walk to the park.
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Konesni
1 February 2016|
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Response from alocalSummervilleSC | Reviewed this property |
It is a City of Charleston park, so there are definite restrictions. I'd call the city and ask. Parking can be a problem, and there are always LOTS of tourists, so any sort of privacy will be difficult. Not so sure if you... More
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