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Daylight until dark, daily.


11 a.m. - noon, daily

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$5/adult; $3.25/S.C. senior; $3/children 6-15, children under 6 free.

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Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.

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1000s of rocky shoals spider lilies that bloom from mid-May to mid-June in the Catawba River

1.5 mile Canal Trail where visitors can view the historic canal remains and rocky shoals spider lilies

1 picnic shelter near the Catawba River that is available for picnics and group gatherings

1 rustic, 1790 log cabin- home to the park store where you can buy unique Landsford Canal items

448 acres for you to explore filled with nature and history

6 months of eagle nesting season with the chance to see a bald eagle near their nest December- May

Landsford Canal State Park


Things To Do

  • Fishing Information: Enjoy fishing in the Catawba River for several species of bass, crappie, bream, catfish, carp and gar. A valid South Carolina fishing license is required.
  • Fishing: Yes
  • Freshwater Fishing: Yes
  • Boating and Boat Access: Canoe access to the Catawba River is available at a drop off area near the park.
  • Paddling: Yes
  • Playground Equipment: Yes
  • Picnic Shelters: Yes
  • Playground: Playground equipment is located in the main picnic area of the park.

  • Bird Watching: Bird watching is a popular activity on the park. The park has a resident pair of nesting bald eagles that can be viewed from the trail. It is also a neo-tropical migration corridor.

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

  • Birding: Yes
  • Interpretive Trails: The Canal Trail includes interpretive signs and carries hikers for 1½-miles (one-way) along the historic tow path of the canal which includes the foundations of an early 1800 mill site. This trail connects to a half-mile nature trail.

    Eagle Point Trail is about 1/4 mile long and goes down the hill behind the museum.

  • Hiking: Yes