Rivers Bridge State Historic Site
325 State Park RD | Ehrhardt, SC 29081 | Phone: 803-267-3675 | riversbridge@scprt.com

Things To Do

Read an excerpt from our Visitor Guide, or purchase online.


  • Boating and Boat Access : Private boat access to the Salkehatchie River is a half-mile from the park.

    Only canoes and boats with trolling motors allowed on the Salkehatchie River.


  • Picnic Shelters : Yes
  • Bird Watching : The site is a great place for bird watching. Abundant wild turkeys, hawks, falcons, red-headed and pileated woodpeckers, snowy and cattle egrets are some of the birds that may be seen on the park.

  • Geocaching : Geocaching is permitted. Several geocaches are located on the park. For more information visit the official geocaching website.

  • Biking : Yes


  • Hiking Trails : The Battlefield Interpretive Trail is a self-guided trail about 3/4 of a mile with interpretive wayside panels. There are also two easy-to-hike nature trails located on the park.
  • Biking Trails : Visitors may bike on the Retreat Road extending from the memorial grounds to the battlefield, at the picnic area and on the roads in the park.