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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

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

Get Out GreenvilleGet Out Greenville October 4

Get Out Greenville at Lake Conestee Nature Park is a celebration of all that Greenville County and Upstate South Carolina has to offer to the outdoor enthusiast. The mission and purpose of the event is simple: bring together all aspects of the outdoor community in one place to enjoy and learn from each other.  Awesome music and tasty food! Find out more at Greenville County Rec.


Nature Walk September 6   History “Hike” October 11

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

Nature Journaling
November 15

Join award-winning author John Lane for a 2-hour outdoor nature journaling class! Find out more.

Park maps

00-homepromo-small-03Download a complete park map here. Download a new family-friendly trail 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.