Three Rivers Greenway
This is an easy walking paved trail, which follows the banks of the
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
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
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.
(Update: This trailhead now ends at 1120 Fort Congaree Trail,
Lighting is provided for evening or early morning walks.
River Alliance, 400
Rivermont Drive, Columbia, SC, 29210 / (803) 765-2200
City of Cayce, 1800 12th Street, Cayce, SC
29171 / (803) 796-9020
of West Columbia, 200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia, SC 29169 / (803) 791-1800
Updated:September 4, 2008
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