Waterfront Park

823 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29403


The Department of Parks is responsible for the design, construction, maintenance and repairs of the city's new and existing parks, playgrounds, green spaces, facilities and buildings.

Property & Facilities - The city currently owns and is responsible for:

- 120 parks which consist of approximately 1,806 acres of parks and open space
- 211 buildings  which total 3.2 million square feet of building space

The City’s Waterfront Park, deemed “this generation’s gift to the future” by Mayor Riley, is a popular destination for residents and visitors alike.

This park is an eight-acre linear park and pier along the Charleston Harbor entry. The park masterfully combines spectacular fountains, spacious lawns, intimate garden "rooms", walking and jogging path, and a long pier with picnic tables and wooden swings.

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