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- Picnic Area
- Point of Interest
- No Fee
- No Camping
This historic city park near The Citadel has an attractive pond, a fountain, gardens, and many large shade trees where on can enjoy a picnic lunch. You can spend several hours walking along the paths which run through the park.
Hampton Park is one of the City of Charleston's largest parks. It boasts the most extensive floral displays of any park in the city. An old rose collection and seasonal displays are planted by the staff and volunteers caring for the park. The park can be enjoyed by biking or walking the paths.
The physical fitness trail is a popular spot for The Citadel students who live next door to the park. The park is an arboretum of sorts with many interesting species of trees and shrubs that grow in the Lowcountry. It is one of the few City of Charleston parks with restrooms and on-site parking.
Hours: Sunrise to SunsetDirections:
Take I-26 to Exit 219 and go south on Rutledge Avenue about a mile. Turn right onto Cleveland Street, which runs into the park.
City of Charleston Department of Parks | 823 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403 | (843) 724-7324