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There will be no mansion tours on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day.  The park grounds will remain open both days from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. for public use.

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Park grounds are open daily from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. House museum tours are held: Apr.-Oct., daily at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and Nov.-Mar. Thursday through Monday at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The house is only accessible by guided tour. Tour times are subject to change; please call the park for further information.


Daily, 4 - 5 p.m.

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Grounds are free. House tours: $5 age 16+, $3 SC Senior, $4 age 6-15, children under 5 are free. Groups of 15 or more, please contact park to make reservation for house tour.

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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.

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Top 5 Things To Do

  1. Take a guided tour of the Gist Mansion, former home of "Secession Governor" William H. Gist. 
  2. During the warmer months, treat your senses to a walk through the formal gardens that surround the mansion. 
  3. Tread gently back in time as you explore the Gist family cemetery. 
  4. Look for birds and other wildlife along our half-mile Nature Trail that begins near the picnic shelter.  
  5. Swing over to the picnic shelter and have yourself an old-fashioned picnic.