Charleston Parks & Playgrounds

Alberta Long Park

Between Lockwood Blvd, Hasley Drive and 4th Street
Charleston, SC
Park encompasses a large salt-water pond surrounded by small wetland areas with walking paths.

Ansonborough/Concord Park

Between Concord & Washington Streets
Charleston, SC
843-724-7474
Located near the SC Aquarium and Maritime Center, this park features large multi-purpose fields along with a tot lot.

Bees Landing Recreation Complex

1580 Ashley Gardens Blvd
Charleston, SC 29414
843-402-4571
Gymnasium, multi-purpose classrooms, lighted football/soccer field, two lighted baseball fields, tot lot, dog run, six lighted tennis courts, variety of classes and programs - basketball, volleyball, badminton, treadmills, bikes, adult hip hop, Mommy and Me Jazz Class, ZUMBA, yoga, scrapbooking, boot camp fitness and Tae Kwon Do.

Battery Park/White Point Gardens

East Battery & Murray Blvd
Charleston, SC 29401
The Battery, which includes a park known as White Point Gardens, is a landmark promenade in Charleston. Stretching along the shores of the Charleston peninsula and bordered by the Ashley and Cooper Rivers. Fort Sumter is visible from the Cooper River side and the point, as is Castle Pinckney, the World War II aircraft carrier USS Yorktown, Fort Moultrie, and Sullivan's Island.

Brittlebank Park

Lockwood Drive
Charleston, SC
Park is located on the Ashley River behind the Joe Riley Baseball Stadium. It hosts scenic views of the Ashley River as well as a playground and fishing dock.

Chadwick Park

30 Chadwick Drive
West Ashley, SC 29407
Park has a ball field and tot lot.

Charleston Fun Zone

Charleston, SC
With over 10,000 Square feet, we are Lake County’s ultimate place to play and party. The Charleston Fun Zone offers the latest and greatest in inflatable designs. All of our Inflatables are interactive, challenging, engaging and most of all fun! Not only will children have fun maneuvering through the Inflatables, it will also help improve their balance, coordination and motor skills.

Cool Blow Park/Simmons Playground

388 N. Nassau Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Downtown park with basketball court, baseball field and tot lot.

Daniel Island Waterfront Park and Trails

Located at the south end of River Landing Drive on Daniel Island.
Daniel Island Waterfront Park is easily accessible and offers scenic views of the Wando river. The park also has hiking trails along the riverfront as well as a popular fishing pier.

Etiwan Park

453 Seven Farms Drive
Daniel Island, SC 29412

Ferguson Village

Located off Ferguson Road
James Island, SC
Located off Ferguson Rd. on James Island, this park contains a large softball field, tot lot, and basketball court.

Frankie’s Fun Park

5000 Ashley Phosphate Road
North Charleston, SC 29418
843-767-1376

Goose Creek Parks & Playground

100 Lucy Drive
Goose Creek, SC 29445
843-572-9179

Gymboree Play & Music

976 Houston Northcutt Blvd
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
843-881-0996

Hampton Park

30 Mary Murray Drive
Charleston, SC
A historic park with camellias and azaleas in bloom in spring, roses bloom in the summer; 1-mile nature trail; Charleston's mounted horse patrol stables nearby.

Harborview/Fort Johnson Park

625 Harborview Road
Charleston, SC
Located on the corner of Harbor View and Fort Johnson Road, this park contains two lighted tennis courts and a tot lot.

Hazel Parker Community Center

70 E Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843-958-6485
The outside of Hazel Parker includes a newly refurbished playground with several play areas, dog run, basketball court, tennis court, and lots of green space for children to run and play.

James Island County Park

871 Riverland Drive
Charleston, SC 29412
843-795-7275
They invite you to enjoy the natural beauty of James Island County Park, with year-round enjoyment for the entire family.  Just a short drive from downtown Charleston, the 643-acre park offers an abundance of exceptional recreation offerings and natural beauty. Saltwater fishing and crabbing, spray play fountain area, miles of paved trails for walking, biking and skating, picnic area with grills, dog park, campgrounds, vacation cottages, sand volleyball court, horseshoe pits, annual events and concerts. They also have a climbing wall and challenge course. Gate admission: $1 per person.

Johns Island County Park

1727 Bozo Lane
Johns Island, SC
Contains 3 lighted softball fields, tot lot, picnic shelter, 9 hole disc golf course, sand volleyball court, off leash dog area, and 6 tennis courts.


Mall Playground

68 Columbus Street
Charleston, SC 29403
843-724-7408

Mary Utsey Playground

1360 Orange Grove Road
Charleston, SC
843-769-8244

Mitchell Playground

145 Fishburne Street
Charleston, SC 29403
843-724-7404

Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park

Located at the foot of the Ravenel bridge, featuring a new visitor center/reception facility, Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Pavilion, the area's longest fishing/observation pier, a war memorial and state-of-the-art playground.

Mount Pleasant Palmetto Islands County Park

444 Needlerush Parkway
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
843-884-0832
This park is a nature-oriented, 943-acre park designed for family and group use. The park is built in a tropical setting, with bicycle paths, boardwalks, and picnic sites with grills located throughout the park for your enjoyment. The park also offers a variety of recreational opportunities, including crabbing and fishing from floating docks along tidal creeks and lagoons and pedal boating. Splash Island Waterpark is open seasonally. Snack bar open year-round. Gate admission: $1 per person.

Mullet Hall Equestrian Center at Johns Island County Park

2662 Mullet Hall Road
Johns Island, SC 29455
843-768-5867
Mullet Hall Equestrian Center at Johns Island County Park is tucked within 738-acres and serves as host site for competitive horse shows, festivals, events, exhibitions, and trail riding.  The site also boasts approximately 20 miles of trails winding through southern pines and moss draped oaks, alongside open meadows and farm fields. Mullet Hall does not offer riding lessons, rentals, or boarding.

North Charleston Wannamaker County Park

8888 University Boulevard
North Charleston, SC 29406
843-572-7275
This is a nature-oriented park designed for family and group use. It offers over 1,015 acres of beautiful woodlands and wetlands, and provides guests with a variety of activities. Miles of paved trails allow for exploration of the area’s beautiful natural resources. Picnic sites with grills are located throughout the park for your enjoyment. Park also has two playgrounds, a 20-foot play hill, open meadows, paved trails, meeting facilities, and Park Center, with snack bar, bicycle/pedal boat rentals. Whirlin’ Waters Waterpark open seasonally. Gate admission: $1 per person.

Old Santee Canal Park

Directions: Old Santee Canal Park is located at the end of Stony Landing Road in Moncks Corner, S.C. Stony Landing Road intersects U.S. Highway 52 Bypass (Rembert C. Dennis Boulevard) at the traffic light. 
It is a 195 acre park located on the first true canal in America. The park's boardwalks and trails wander through Biggin Creek leading to the last one mile section of the old canal. Visitors can canoe or hike through the park and see an abundance of nature. The Stony Landing House and Berkeley Museum are also located in the park. 

Plymouth Park

35 Plymouth Avenue
Charleston, SC 29412
Plymouth Park offers scenic views of the Wappoo Creek as well as a large softball field, tot lot, and picnic tables.

Riverfront Park

4701 Park Place West
North Charleston, SC 29405
843-744-2844
Set on the banks of the beautiful Cooper River among ancient oaks and peaceful river vistas, the park is bordered by tranquil Noisette Creek. Visitors will enjoy 10 acres of paved paths, fishing pier, an oversized sandbox, and children’s play fountain. Home of the Greater Charleston Naval Base Memorial and is centered in an expanding arts community and the largest urban redevelopment project ever undertaken in the United States. Open daily. Free parking and admission.

St. Andrew’s Parks & Playground

1095 Playground Road
Charleston, SC
843-763-4360

Stephen Washington Park

1148 Fort Jackson Road
James Island, SC 29412
Located off of Fort Johnson Road, this park has a softball field along with a tot lot.

Tiedemann Park

38 Elizabeth Street
Charleston, SC 29403
843-965-4002
Nature center

Washington Square

Meeting Street and Broad Street
Charleston, SC
Formerly known as City Hall Park (until the 1880's), Washington Square is Charleston's first public park. The park contains a fountain as well as monuments honoring influential South Carolinians.

Waterfront Park

1 Vendue Range
Charleston, SC
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.

West Ashley Park Fields

3601 Mary Ader Drive
Charleston, SC 29407
West Ashley Park was Built in 2001. It is used for many special events and many athletic programs. Four lighted soccer fields, three Dixie Youth baseball fields, one youth softball field, picnic areas, including one that is covered, two concession stands with restrooms attached, a tot lot, two docks, and an island with a nature trail are some of the other highlights this park features. Open from 8 am – dusk, unless there is a scheduled athletic event.