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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Where is Lake Conestee Nature Preserve
Discover More Attractions in Greenville County, Where Lake Conestee Nature Preserve Is Located
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.