Things to Do - Park View Seating


Boyd Plaza

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This urban recreational space, located in front of Columbia Museum of Art, is home to the City’s Seasonal Ice Skating Rink. Shoppers at the weekly Soda City Market often use the available seating here to enjoy food purchased at the market.
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Canal Front

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The beautiful renovation of this canal-front open space behind EdVenture Children’s Museum was completed in early 2013. Visitors to this lovely park can sit out on the well-manicured lawn space to enjoy the views of the water.
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Drew Park

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Located behind Drew Wellness Center, Drew Park, with it’s large open green space, is host to several festivals and events throughout the year. Other park amenities include playgrounds, a splash pad, a walking track and an L.E.D. lighted fountain.
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E.B. Sessions Park

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This Park is a part of the Booker Washington Heights neighborhood. The park consists of .49 acres. It is primarily used by the parents that bring their youth to the playground area and nearby swings.
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Fairwold Park

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A neighborhood park off of North Main Street, Fairwold Park is a small park with a playground area with slides, climbing structures, and swings, picnic tables and a drinking water fountain.

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Granby Park

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Granby Park, near the historic Granby, Whaley and Olympia Mill Villages, opened in 1998. It is the southernmost segment of the Three Rivers Greenway. Granby Park has wonderful views of the river from deeply shaded paths.

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Hollywood Park

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This charming little park welcomes you both coming and going. The park features a playground, picnic shelter, beautiful landscaping and a large grassy area.

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Isaac McClinton Park

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This neat little park, located in the South Edisto community, is used by the parents that bring their youth ages 2-5 years. The playground is placed in a sand-filled play area with lots of room for creative play.

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Katy Park

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The Golden Acres Community is home to this park. It has a gazebo, access to water, electricity and two benches. The park acreage is .12 acres.
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Lester Bastes Park

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Lester Bates park is a long, narrow grassy field that runs along Wando Street. There are no amenities and very little landscaping. The Park acreage is 5.9 acres.
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Maxcy Gregg Park

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This is a nice scenic city park with a creek, a formal garden, a labyrinth, and a few creekside walking paths. It is located near the University of South Carolina and Five Points.
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Pacific Park

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This little park in the Granby Village area has a neighborhood center, baseball diamond, and outdoor basketball court, playground, and spray pool. Everything is nicely kept up. The small picnic tables in front of the neighborhood center make great game tables as well. Off-street parking is available.
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RA-Rock

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The main feature of the park, located in the Olympia community, is the oversize rock that displays the painting of an Egyptian. There are two benches at this location. The total acreage of this park is .3 acres.
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Realtors Park

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The park is located across the street from Maxcy Gregg Park. It is nestled in a busy business district near Five Points and the local University.

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Riverfront Park

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Riverfront Park opened in 1983 for recreational usage of the land where the original waterworks for the City of Columbia was situated.

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Rosewood Park

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This park has a paved trail for walking, skating, or bicycling. There are benches and trees and open fields for playing, as well as a small baseball diamond. There is a picnic shelter.

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Southeast Park and Tennis Center

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The city’s newest and largest public outdoor tennis facility is South East Park and Tennis Center. The courts are shaded by thousands of trees that blanket the 62-acre park. Also featured are a picnic shelter with restrooms, additional walking trails, a playfield and 14 additional tennis courts.

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Woodland Park

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Woodland Park has tennis courts, picnic tables, a baseball diamond, a playground and a community center.

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