City & County Parks

Travelers Rest has an abundance of local parks and open spaces to improve the physical and psychological health of its residents, strengthen our community and make our city and neighborhoods great places to live and work. Below we’ve listed parks that are nearby or within our city limits. For state parks and other outdoor adventures, click here.

Trailblazer Park
235 Trailblazer Drive, Travelers Rest, SC 29690

Trailblazer Park is home to the Travelers Rest Farmers Market and hosts free, city-sponsored events including the Music in the Park Concert Series, Movies in the Park, the TRFM Food Truck Rodeo, and more. Amenities include a large festival field, an open-air amphitheater, and public restrooms. For more information click here:

Rent Trailblazer Park
Trailblazer Park is available for your next event whether it’s a festival, a grand gala under the stars, a race with a purpose, or the perfect birthday party for your four-year-old. Amenities include a covered pavilion, an amphitheater, restrooms, and a festival field. For information on reserving the park, click here. Park Hours: 9 am – 9 pm.

The Adventure Park at Trailblazer

Located within the Trailblazer Park Municipal Complex on Trailblazer Drive, the Adventure Park was a joint project with the City of Travelers Rest and Greenville County Parks, Recreation, and Tourism. The park features a nature-themed playground with an ADA carousel and swing, double zipline, jungle dome, covered picnic shelters, and other outdoor equipment that honors the natural environment found in the community.

The Adventure Park is the first inclusive playground within the City of Travelers Rest with accessible features that assure everyone in our community can get fit, regardless of physical or cognitive ability.

5 Pine Forest Rd, Travelers Rest, SC 29690

Poinsett Park is one of the most popular spots for families to get out and have fun. The park has a modern playground and is surrounded by a walking trail so adults can take a walk and at the same time keep an eye on their children in the playground area. The park includes a shelter and has restrooms, a grill, electrical power, 25 parking spaces, 4 – 6′ tables, and can accommodate 24 people. The playground is approximately 30 feet from the shelter.

For more information visit: Greenville County Rec.

Park Hours: 9 am – 9 pm.

Gateway Park
115 Henderson Dr, Travelers Rest, SC 29690

A baseball and football field, a basketball court, tennis courts, a picnic area, and a playground offer fun opportunities at Gateway. Mountain Bike skill trails are the newest addition to Gateway’s open space offering a progressive trail system with elements for children, newcomers, teenagers, and expert riders. The park is available to rent and has covered shelters and restrooms.

For more information visit: Greenville County Rec.

Park Hours: 9 am – 9 pm.

Athens Park
Corner of Little Creek Rd and Athens Rd, Travelers Rest, SC 29690

This quaint  little neighborhood park with lots of shade trees is located in the heart of Travelers Rest. A picnic  shelter, benches, and swings make this a great spot to relax and watch the kids have fun.

Park hours: 9 am to dusk



Chico Bolin Athletic Complex at Trailblazer Park
315 Trailblazer Drive, Travelers Rest, 29690

Chico Bolin Park is the former site of Travelers Rest High School. The property is adjacent to Trailblazer Park and is home to a football field, lights, and a walking track and restrooms.

For more information visit: Greenville County Rec

Park Hours: 9 am – 9 pm.

Otter Creek Water Park
101 W Darby Rd, Greenville, SC 29609

Get buckets of laughs from Otter Creek’s awesome water slides and splash pad. Grab lunch at the concession stand and enjoy it under a picnic shelter, then play some more! Park opens Memorial Day, 2020.

For more information visit: Greenville County Rec

Pleasant Ridge Camp & Retreat Center
4232 Hwy 11, Marietta, SC 29661

Whether you are looking for a quiet retreat that gets you out into nature, seeking adventure, or need a special place to hold an event, Pleasant Ridge Camp and Retreat Center can accommodate your needs. We offer a beautiful natural setting with a wide variety of amenities and opportunities: adventure programs, hiking, traditional camp activities, lodging, dinning and meeting spaces.

For more information visit: Greenville County Rec