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Daylight until dark, daily.


11 a.m. - noon, daily

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$2/adult 16 years and older; $1.25/S.C. senior.

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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


Top 5 Things To Do

  1. See the beautiful spider lilies in peak bloom.
  2. Explore the Canal Trail and read the interpretive text to understand the incfedible work donw on the trail by 1820s standards.
  3. Paddle the shoals and appreciate the power of a piedmont, fall line river. While spider lilies are a plus, the river has its own unique qualities any time of the year.
  4. Check out the numerous intact structures from the early 1800s including the locks, mill site and lockkeeper’s house.
  5. Visit the park often during eagle nesting season and spot one of the resident bald eagles. Bonus: Watch the fledgling eagles leave the nest around the first of June on their first flight.