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Larry W. Abernathy Waterfront Park

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Address: 207 Keowee Trl, Clemson, SC 29631-1456

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A Small Oasis

I enjoy going there with a sack lunch, for a stroll, or to merely sit and swing. The boardwalk makes for easy walking. Not much parking. Don't expect green space as in most... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
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Pendleton, South Carolina
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Townville, South Carolina
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92 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Pack a lunch and take a stroll. Just a block or so from downtown Clemson. Shaded, meandering trail that has you walking alongside and over lake hartwell.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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142 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Not worth making a special trip for. Just ok, nothing special. It is on the water, and most of the walk is in the shade, but that is about it.

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Pendleton, South Carolina
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I enjoy going there with a sack lunch, for a stroll, or to merely sit and swing. The boardwalk makes for easy walking. Not much parking. Don't expect green space as in most parks, as the boardwalk is the main feature.

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Charlotte, NC
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495 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Take time to explore this lovely waterfront park - stroll the boardwalks or just sit on a bench to read your favorite book or enjoy the water. There are also a few picnic tables if you have packed a lunch or have a few minutes to enjoy your local 'take out'. Very nice Clemson park - easy walking - nice... More 

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Clemson, South Carolina
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

this is a nice place to walk and relax. swings are there for you to sit. many places to relax. fishing allowed in certain areas. kyak/canoe put in at the park. nice park too. close to everything.

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Thank MDeniseB
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Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

I come here often either alone or with my 8 year son to fish. I've also brought dates for moon lit walks along the lake. Place worked great for both activities.

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Thank Donny P
Seneca, South Carolina
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456 reviews
164 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

The boardwalk in Abernathy Waterfront Park is a great part of the attraction of this place. After high rainfall Hartwell Lake is several feet above full so much of the boardwalk is under water. It's interesting to see but requires care to walk on it.

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Thank Bill Y
Clemson, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

This is a nice park to take a stroll, even better when the water level in the lake is up. But with instances of flooding that put the boardwalks underwater a couple of times in the past few years, much of the wooden walkway has become hazardous--either crumbling or very slick. They've done some piecemeal work, but need to do... More 

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Thank SCDad
Whereever The Navy Sends Us
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Quiet little park to relax, picnic, or just walk through and enjoy nature.some paths could be better marked as one dead ends at playground and another at back of business. Was a great place to spend time away from campus and football crowd.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Cleaner than you would think for a college town environment, walkways themselves are very well maintained and in good shape, plenty of trash cans and places to sit or swing, but truly this is not a park in the traditional sense, there are no places for kids to play or run, but again for what it is, it's very nice.

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