Colonial Lake, Charleston

#12 of 14 in Nature in Coastal South Carolina
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Colonial Lake is a tidal pond in Charleston, South Carolina with wide walkways around it. The area is used as a park. For many years the lake was known as the Rutledge Street Pond; some residents still call it "The Pond." It acquired the name Colonial Lake in 1881, in honor of the "Colonial Commons" established in 1768.
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  • I really like Colonial Lake and Moultrie Playground as together they are great spaces to get outside and enjoy some of the best parks in Charleston. Colonial Lake is a nice space to walk, run, or...  more »
  • This is always a beautiful place to take a short walk. There is plenty of parking on three sides of the park. There is lots of nice greenery surrounding the lake.  more »

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