Richland County has many resources to help you lead a healthier life. Parks, playgrounds, and recreation programs can be found in all parts of the county!
The City of Columbia has a variety of parks, green spaces, and wellness centers for you.
Bike, walk, run, and bring your dog for 12 1/2 miles of outdoor enjoyments in the cities of Columbia, West Columbia, and Cayce.
Search for certified roadside markets, community-supported agriculture, state farmers’ markets, community-based farmers’ markets, and more local agriculture resources.
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 are gems for physical activity and recreation. From day trips to overnight stays, South Carolina’s state parks have something to offer everyone.
Hike or bike on one or all of the many trails beside lakes, across mountain ridges, through forests, into towns, and across swamps.
Explore the wilderness of the oldest, untouched natural piece of land in the Southeastern United States.
The Wateree Passage of the Palmetto Trail gets updated thanks to partnerships and a Wholespire grant.