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Top 9 attractions you must visit in Greenville County

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About Greenville County

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.

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Attractions in Greenville County

Falls Park on the Reedy
Falls Park on the Reedy601 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA

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.

Greenville Zoo
Greenville Zoo150 Cleveland Park Dr, Greenville, SC 29601, USA

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.

Lake Conestee Nature Preserve
Lake Conestee Nature Preserve601 Fork Shoals Rd, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Bird Sanctuaries
Wildlife Sanctuaries

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.

Liberty Bridge
Liberty Bridge206 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA

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.

Monaghan Mill
Monaghan MillSmythe St, Greenville, SC 29611, USA
Iconic Buildings

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.

Paris Mountain State Park
Paris Mountain State Park2401 State Park Rd, Greenville, SC 29609, USA
1 Day Treks
Short Hikes

The park is located just 15 minutes from the city, making it a convenient escape for adventure seekers looking to enjoy a bit of solitude away from the city. Activities available in the 1,540-acre park include hiking, biking, swimming and picnicking. The Lake Placid offers swimming, boating, and fishing.

Pelham Mill Park
Pelham Mill Park2770 E Phillips Rd, Greenville, SC 29615, USA
Old Ruins

The scenic and historic elements of the park include a masonry dam and overlook where visitors can view architectural remains of the old mill and the cascading shoals of the Enoree River. Pelham Mill is recognized by the National Register of Historic Places and Greenville County Historic Preservation Commission as a historic site.

Rock Quarry Garden
Rock Quarry GardenGreenville, SC 29601, USA

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.

Upcountry History Museum
Upcountry History Museum540 Buncombe St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA

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.

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