About Lake Conestee Nature Park
The park is open sunrise to sunset. Admission is free.
Lake Conestee Nature Park is owned by the Conestee Foundation, a private non-profit organization. The park is managed by the Greenville County Recreation District.
Parking and trailheads
Park information kiosks are located at all Lake Conestee Nature Park trailheads.
- 840 Mauldin Road (LCNP’s main entrance; trailhead located at former Municipal Stadium, across from FedEx)
- 701 Fork Shoals Road (from Fork Shoals Rd., enter Belmont Fire Dept., parking and trailhead are located behind Belmont Fire Department)
- 601 Fork Shoals Road (opposite junction of Fork Shoals Rd. and White Horse Rd. Extension)
- Henderson Avenue *NOTE: this trail is open but the parking lot at the trailhead is only open on Saturdays and Sundays. (from Fork Shoals Rd., take Henderson Ave. continuing east until Henderson Ave. dead ends [junction with Meadors Ave.] , parking lot and trailhead located on the right)
- 1 Spanco Drive (from Conestee Rd. take Spanco Dr. past Conestee Mill, parking lot and trailhead located on the right)
- Natural Surface Trails: Approximately 3 miles
- Paved Trails: Approximately 2 miles
- Boardwalks: 1850 linear feet
- Future Trail Plans: Swamp Rabbit Trail extension along Reedy River to I-85
Areas open to public
- Acres of Land: 400 acres
- Permissible Uses: Passive recreation activities such as hiking, biking (except where prohibited), jogging, wildlife observation, geocaching, etc.
- Prohibited Activities: Swimming or wading in wetland areas, boating (unless officially pre-authorized), fishing, hunting, motorized vehicles (including ATVs) except for wheelchairs, horseback riding.
- Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times. At no time are dogs allowed to enter the water.