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Relax in the shade of a southern live oak tree while watching sailboats cruise at Joe Riley Waterfront Park. Situated on 5 hectares (12 acres) that hug the Carolina coastline, the park features several landscaped gardens and picturesque plazas against the stunning backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. Take an stroll past stately fountains and colorful flower beds before sitting on a bench. Stop at one of the oceanside restaurants that line the park for a traditional southern meal. To visit Joe Riley Waterfront Park and other attractions in Charleston, use our Charleston road trip planning site.
Joe Riley Waterfront Park reviews
We were there on a beautiful day in Feb and it was so nice to sit there and watch the cruise ship leave and take in the atmosphere.
We were there on a beautiful day in Feb and it was so nice to sit there and watch the cruise ship leave and take in the atmosphere. more »
One benefit of winter travel; a 7:22 sunrise. Waterfront park a nice location to experience it, though many coffee shops don’t open until 8am☹️
One benefit of winter travel; a 7:22 sunrise. Waterfront park a nice location to experience it, though many coffee shops don’t open until 8am☹️ more »
Such an amazing place to walk around and have a nice evening stroll. Lots of benches to sit down and take a moment to relax. Beautiful fountains (including the famous Pineapple fountain) down here! The boardwalk is right next to the water and leads all the way to the water taxi pickup. The grove of trees is like walking through a green tunnel, especially gorgeous close to sunset with the suns rays penetrating the leaves.
Super cool cool park. We felt like we were in a Jane Austin book taking a turn around the gardens. It was incredible beautiful and well cared for. We wish we had more time to just come and chill. This is a must got for a quiet place to rest. It’s very peaceful. Now should be mentioned it’s not a park for kids to run or dogs to be walked etc. even a sign that says no running. It’s a tranquil park. Which is what brings some of it awesomeness.
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