Multi-Use Trail
Three Rivers Greenway


This is an easy walking paved trail, which follows the banks of the Congaree River in Cayce and West Columbia. You will wind through a shaded forest which includes ash, oak, sycamore, sweet gum, paper mulberry, paw paw, and river birch to a canopy of kudzu. You may also encounter a wide variety of birds and animals, especially chimney swifts who nest under the bridges. Benches at various points provide an opportunity to stop and just sit, listen to the river, and enjoy the outdoors. At the end of the newest extension you will see the remains of the locks once used by riverboats.

Lights, call boxes, and patrols by police provide safety. Restrooms are provided at two points. Pets are allowed on a leash. Insect repellent is recommended during the warm months.

Length: 3.2 miles.

Fees: No fee.

Directions: The northern trailhead: From Sunset Boulevard turn onto Lucas Street and immediately turn right onto Moffat Street. The parking area is at the end of Moffat Street.

The amphitheater trailhead: On Alexander Road at the west end of the Gervais Street Bridge in West Columbia.


The midpoint trailhead: Drive south on State Street in Cayce and turn left onto Naples Street and continue to the parking area.


The southern trailhead: Drive south on State Street in Cayce, which will become Taylor Street. Turn left onto New State Street and drive to Brookcliff Drive. Turn left onto Brookcliff, continue to the end, and park at the community building.

Hours: Lighting is provided for evening or early morning walks.

Camping: No camping

Information: River Alliance, 506 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC, 29201. Telephone: 803-765-2200. City of Cayce, SC, 1800 12th Street Extension, Cayce, SC 29171 Telephone: 803-796-9020  Website: City of West Columbia, SC, 200 N. 12th Street, 29169. Telephone: 803-791-1800.

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Updated:September 4, 2008
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