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 a host of free, city-sponsored events including the Music in the Park Concert Series, Movies in the Park, the Fall Bluegrass, and Harvest Market and Christmas in the Park. For more information click here: TrailblazerPark.com

Rent Trailblazer Park
Trailblazer Park is available for your next event whether it’s a festival, 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, amphitheater, restrooms, and a festival field. For information on reserving the park, contact Renee Smouse at 864.834.8740. To download a Special Event Permit Application to reserve the park, click here. Park Hours: 9 am – 9 pm.

PoinsettPark
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.

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

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