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Lake Conestee Nature Preserve - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

601 Fork Shoals Rd, Greenville, SC 29605, USA

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About Lake Conestee Nature Preserve

Lake Conestee Nature Preserve consists of approximately 400 acres of beautiful natural habitat on the Reedy River just 6 miles south of downtown Greenville, South Carolina. The preserve contains both hardwood and evergreen forest, extensive wetlands, and rich diversity of reptiles, mammals, and birds.

Attractions Near Lake Conestee Nature Preserve

Rock Quarry Garden
Rock Quarry Garden8.3km from Lake Conestee Nature Preserve

The Rock Quarry Garden is a secluded retreat located in Cleveland Park in the heartof downtown Greenville. Long used for wedding ceremonies and professional photoshoots, thebeautifully maintained garden, with its unique combination of rock, water,and flora, makes the perfect backdrop.

Greenville Zoo
Greenville Zoo8.55km from Lake Conestee Nature Preserve

At the 14-acre Greenville Zoo, you can visit wildlife from around the world any day of the week. The zoo features African lions, Masai giraffes and several species of primates. In addition to the wild animal exhibits, the zoo contains a farm exhibit that features domestic animals and a reptile house featuring lizards, frogs, reptiles, and snakes.

Falls Park on the Reedy
Falls Park on the Reedy8.8km from Lake Conestee Nature Preserve

Falls Park on the Reedy is located in downtown Greenville's Historic West End. It is one of Greenville's greatest treasures. The park serves as an oasis within the city - a place where people gather to work, play and celebrate life.

Liberty Bridge
Liberty Bridge8.81km from Lake Conestee Nature Preserve

The Liberty Bridge at Falls Park on the Reedy is a pedestrian bridge in Greenville, South Carolina.The bridge has a curved clear span over the river that curves away from the falls, providing visitors with an aerial amphitheater from which to view the cascading water.

Upcountry History Museum
Upcountry History Museum10.13km from Lake Conestee Nature Preserve

The Upcountry History Museum is a history museum in Greenville, South Carolina that displays the regional history of fifteen upstate South Carolina counties from the early 18th century to the present.

Monaghan Mill
Monaghan Mill12.11km from Lake Conestee Nature Preserve

Lewis Wardlaw Parker and Thomas Fleming Parker founded Monaghan Mill in 1900, three years later than Poe Mill. This mill stayed opened until 2001, unusual for a industry that faded decades earlier, but keeping intact this beautiful place that now houses loft apartments.The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Greenville County is the largest county in Upstate South Carolina. The county is also home to the Greenville County School District, the largest school system in South Carolina.