Charles Towne Landing

Row 1

Details
1500 Old Towne Rd
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 852-4200
Park, Historic Site
Hours
Mon–Sun: 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • I LOVE this place. I love the zoo, the trails, It's a wonderful, cheap thing to do on a great Saturday, pack a lunch and pick a spot on the grass and enjoy! AND you're in the middle of history.
  • This is the original settlement of Charleston. It was prone to more attacks from the Spanish although found the indians helpful. They grow their own indigo and cotton and also have a zoo there. The
  • Awesome place to bike or walk around and enjoy the beautiful gardens.
  • They have on-site archaeological excavations & accept volunteers. Archaeology also helped inform some of the park design & recreations. There is a great museum in the visitors center.
  • Great, affordable place to bring kids or Just enjoy some history and nature
  • Photo Tip: Be sure to visit The Adventure, a fully-functional replica of a trading vessel used during the time Charles Towne was founded.
  • What a wonderful must see place. I really enjoyed my family trip. Love the nature trails. Wear good walking shoes!
  • Bring a bottle of wine and some snacks. Hike all over this small park until you find a huge tree and just camp out. I often saw dolphins and otters playing in the inlets.
  • Be warned, there is a lot of sad slave history here. Also, almost everything is a "recreation" and some of the things are even described as "guesses". Even the ship had a cargo list of slaves.
  • Watch out for wolves at the animal forest!
  • I miss the way it was before Hugo! But..it's still a great educational place!
  • Animal forest, gardens, and trails
  • If you're a runner, they have numerous runs here. High probability of getting an age group award, usually unique awards too. And they have a great dinner afterwards.
  • Everything was great here! My kids are 18, 11, and 7 and they each enjoyed it. The animals were a favorite part. They were sluggish mid day when it was hot. Morning probably would be better.
  • Bring water! And good walking shoes
  • Don't forget Founder's Day Saturday, April 12th!