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Sesquicentennial State Park

9564 Two Notch Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-4377
+1 803-788-2706
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Nice Park

In town for a short visit and decided to check out the park. Very pretty and clean. My only... read more

Reviewed today
Auntmomo
via mobile
Very nice park!

We were visiting after attending graduation at Ft. Jackson. It was a beautiful spring day. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janet M
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  • Excellent32%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“paddle boats” (12 reviews)
“bike trail” (7 reviews)
“small lake” (4 reviews)
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LOCATION
9564 Two Notch Rd, Columbia, SC 29223-4377
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+1 803-788-2706
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"paddle boats"
in 12 reviews
"bike trail"
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"small lake"
in 4 reviews
"splash pad"
in 9 reviews
"fairly level"
in 2 reviews
"great place for picnics"
in 2 reviews
"water pressure"
in 2 reviews
"family reunion"
in 4 reviews
"outdoor experience"
in 2 reviews
"picnic shelters"
in 3 reviews
"entry fee"
in 2 reviews
"enjoy nature"
in 2 reviews
"day trip"
in 5 reviews
"saturday afternoon"
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"walk around"
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"well taken care"
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"south carolina"
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Reviewed today via mobile

In town for a short visit and decided to check out the park. Very pretty and clean. My only complaint is that they only give South Carolina national guard free admission. My active duty son who was visiting from overseas was charged entry. The attendant...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting after attending graduation at Ft. Jackson. It was a beautiful spring day. The dogwoods are blooming now. Enjoyed watching the ducks and geese as well as the kayakers. There is a lovely bridge and stream. Just such a peaceful location. I hope...More

Thank Janet M
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

This is an older park in the SC Park System, but one dear to the hearts of those who grew up with it. Our first encounter was a quick one with no overnight stay. We have since stayed 3 or 4 times. I am here...More

1  Thank B W
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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

I grew up coming to Sesqi Park. As a kid the lake was open to swim and that’s where I learned to swim! I still love to come to Sesqi to walk and enjoy nature or have a picnic and just relax. In the summer...More

2  Thank Hayes04
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

My daughter decided to book her upcoming Spring wedding at this State Park, because she wanted an outdoor wedding in a beautiful setting. Since she wants her dad (me) to walk her down the long sidewalk to her chosen wedding spot, I came by, in...More

1  Thank cisco289
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

I loved this outdoor adventure. It is a great place for picnics, touring, wedding, scouting, running, playing, exercising, everything

Thank 267angeliae
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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Sesquicentennial State Park, or Sesqui as the locals refer to it, is an older park commissioned in 1936 and opening in 1937, commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the founding of the City of Columbia (1786). The park offers an outdoor experience right in the midst...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed walking the trail around the lake. The trail was well marked and not hard to hike. A few reviews said bathrooms were filthy but they weren't when i was there. I didn't like the lake because it has too much vegetation in it...More

1  Thank Ben J
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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting the park with our dog. The trails are beautiful, mostly natural - worn ground, not paved. There is a man-made waterfall, ancient trees and a lake with paddle boat rentals. There are camp grounds which we didn't visit.

Thank rrobuck
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

we paid five dollars a person to get in to see if it would be good for viewing the solar eclipse. It wasn't. It was just a park. Not great, not bad.

1  Thank John C
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Jacquelyn C
February 14, 2016|
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Response from Mary B | Reviewed this property |
There are spots that could handle almost anything. The roads are pretty bad and a lot of sites are not very level but I still like it there. Your best bet is to call the ranger directly at the park. They are always helpful... More
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Ruth P
September 11, 2015|
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Response from Chrisgator01 | Reviewed this property |
It was actually quite quiet for its location. I live 15 mins from the park and visit the day use area often as I have little kids. The bathrooms are typical old as heck state park brown paint units. Served purpose ok. I was... More
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