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Richland County Parks and Recreation Commission

Parks, playgrounds, and recreation programs can be found in all parts of Richland County. 

City of Columbia Parks and Recreation

The City of Columbia has a variety of parks, green spaces, and wellness centers for you.

Three Rivers Greenway

Bike, walk, run, and bring your dog for 12 1/2 miles of outdoor enjoyments in the cities of Columbia, West Columbia, and Cayce.

Farmers’ Markets, Roadside Stands, and CSAs

Search for certified roadside markets, community-supported agriculture, state farmers’ markets, community-based farmers’ markets, and more local agriculture resources.

Trails and Walking Paths

Search for hundreds of state-, county-, and municipal-owned trails and walking paths across South Carolina. This GPS-based map can be filtered by trail activity, difficulty, location, and keywords.

State Parks

State parks are gems for physical activity and recreation. From day trips to overnight stays, South Carolina’s state parks have something to offer everyone.

Congaree National Park

Explore the wilderness of the oldest, untouched natural piece of land in the Southeastern United States. 

The Palmetto Trail

Hike or bike on one or all of the many trails beside lakes, across mountain ridges, through forests, into towns, and across swamps.