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Welcome to Lake Conestee Nature Park!

Lake Conestee Nature Park consists of approximately 400 acres of beautiful natural habitat on the Reedy River just 6 miles south of downtown Greenville, South Carolina. The park contains both hardwood and evergreen forest, extensive wetlands,  3 miles of the Reedy River, and a rich diversity of wildlife habitat. Deer, raccoon, beaver, fox, river otter, and various small mammals inhabit the park, along with numerous species of reptiles and amphibians. Over 190 bird species have been reported by the Greenville County Bird Club. The park has been designated as an Important Bird Area of Global Significance by the National Audubon Society.  To view a video overview of the park, please click here. (off-site link)

Everything you need to know before you visit

LCNP Reedy River Bridge and Heron Circle Trail CLOSED from noon Friday Feb. 27 through all day Saturday Feb. 28.  Open all day Sunday March 1st.  Pardon our Construction while we improve our trails. Thanks!

For park hours, click here.  For trailheads and parking, click here.  For park rules and safety, click here.

Family-friendly walks – get your maps now!

Lake Conestee Nature Park has established two family-friendly walks so far, with more to come soon! We’re creating easy-to-follow maps for these walks, too, so download yours today and bring them with you when you visit!


 Monthly Saturday Programs

Register today to bring the family outdoors to discover  life along our trails, in the meadow, and near the wetlands.

Teacher Walk – March 14, 10 am-noon

Join park education staff on a nature walk to discover the exciting school programs being offered to students. Find out more.

Comprehensive map of Lake Conestee Nature Park

00-homepromo-small-03Download a complete park map here.


Visit us on Facebook

Lake Conestee Nature Park maintains a very active Facebook page where events and visitors of every species make regular appearances.

Family-friendly events!

Our family has lots of feathers, ferns and fur … and we’re looking forward to meeting yours!

Birding trips every third Saturday

The Greenville County Bird Club conducts a guided bird trip in the Park on the third Saturday of every month.