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Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park

312 Laurel St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA

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About Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park

The Columbia Canal is the surviving canal of a series of canals built by the State of South Carolina in 1824 using the labor of indentured Irishmen to provide direct water routes between the upstate settlements and the towns on the Fall Line and the Riverfront Park is a nice place to unwind and get away, being only a short distance from Columbia's business district and the University.



Attractions near Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park

Governor's Mansion0.87km from Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park

This is a historic U.S. governor's mansion in the Arsenal Hill neighborhood of Columbia, South Carolina and the official residence of the Governor of South Carolina. It is a Federal style home influenced by British Colonial plantations.

Gervais Street Bridge0.89km from Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park

Gervais Street Bridge is a historic bridge in South Carolina in the United States and it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is an arch bridge constructed from reinforced concrete. Construction began in 1926 and the bridge was completed in 1928. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

Finlay Park0.97km from Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park

It is the largest and most visited park in downtown Columbia, South Carolina opened in 1991. the prime attraction in the park is a beautiful waterfall along with cascading mountain type stream falling to the park lake along with so many attractions.

The Basilica of Saint Peter1.24km from Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park

The Basilica of St. Peter, also known as St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, is located at 1529 Assembly St. in Columbia, South Carolina. This is the second building of the oldest Catholic parish in Columbia and the Midlands of South Carolina. On June 24, 2018, it was announced that the Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments issued a decree granting Saint Peter's Catholic Church in Columbia the title ‘Minor Basilica.

Columbia Museum of Art1.41km from Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park

The Columbia Museum of Art is South Carolina's premier international art museum established in 1950 with extraordinary collections of European, American, Asian, and modern and contemporary fine and decorative art that span millennia. It is one of the main attractions in Richland county.

South Carolina State House1.73km from Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park

The South Carolina State House is the building housing the government of the U.S. state of South Carolina, which includes the South Carolina General Assembly and the offices of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina. Located in the capital city of Columbia near the corner of Gervais and Assembly Streets, the building also housed the Supreme Court until 1971.

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Richland County is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is the second-most populous county in South Carolina which was founded in 1785.