Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Columbia, SC
Riverbanks Zoo is a sanctuary for more than 2,000 animals housed in natural habitat exhibits along the Saluda River in Columbia, SC. Just across the river, the 70-acre Riverbanks Botanical Garden is devoted to gardens, woodlands, plant collections and historic ruins.

Falls Park Garden Tour

Falls Park is designed to embrace and exhibit plant varieties that are indigenous to the upper regions of South Carolina. The gardens are open year-round. To arrange a garden tour, please call (864) 467-4355.

Master Gardener Association of the Piedmont

MGAP trains homeowners in horticultural topics, sponsors volunteer projects in the community, and provides the Clemson Extension Service with trained volunteers…. Master Gardeners must take a 17-week class, pass the exam, and log 40 hours of volunteer service to become certified.

Wofford College Arboretum

Wofford College is home to an arboretum of nearly 4,500 trees and is a member of the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta. For additional information, click here.

Japanese Garden and formal rose garden, Furman University
Reedy River Falls Historic Park

The Reedy River isl once again be part of the lifeblood of Downtown Greenville. A decades long restoration effort culminated in September 2004 with the opening of the Liberty Bridge and the completion of the Falls Park in Greenville’s West End.

South Carolina Parks and Recreation

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Susan Jacobs Arboretum at The University of South Carolina

Spartanburg, SC
The 12-acre arboretum, named for Susan Jacobs, who is a graduate of The Mary Black School of Nursing at USCS, is located behind the Campus Life center and features a 300-seat Amphitheater, lighted walkways, and foliage indigenous to the area.

Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve

Spartanburg, SC
The mission of Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve is to be a place for the public to come for inspiration, enjoyment and education through the study of nature. The Garden lies entirely within Spartanburg City Limits and is home to over 10,000 trees, shrubs and flowers. Admission is free.