Charles Towne Landing

Park, Historic Site
1500 Old Towne Rd
Charleston, SC 29407
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm


  • 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.
  • Awesome place to bike or walk around and enjoy the beautiful gardens.
  • 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
  • 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!
  • The birthplace of Charleston. Where the Carolina colony was settled in 1670. The most historic place to visit in the area with the areas only zoo.
  • Watch out for wolves at the animal forest!
  • I miss the way it was before Hugo!'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!
  • Landing Brave
  • If youre visiting Charleston you MUST visit Charles Towne Landing west of the Ashley. This is where the Carolina colony was settled and where Charleston began in 1670.
  • Great education experience. be sure to walk on down to the boat and hear about its history. The captain will tell you all about it!

Nearby places

Charleston, SC 29407
1179 Sam Rittenberg Blvd (Orange Grove Rd)
1217 Savannah Hwy