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Top 5 Places for Outdoor Fun: Greenville, SC (KABOOM Awards Winners)

Where are the best places to have some fun outdoors in Greenville, SC? Our Kidding Around readers voted for their favorite places to enjoy the outdoors in the Upstate. The 2023 KABOOM Awards, Family Favorites winners in the  Outdoor Fun category are an excellent way to enjoy the natural beauty that Greenville, SC has while having fun with your family!

Check out the best outdoor family fun near Greenville, SC!

Outdoor Fun KABOOM Awards: Best Outdoor Fun in Greenville, SC

Top 5 Places for Outdoor Fun in Greenville, SC

2023 KABOOM Awards Winners

1st Place:

Takeoff Mini Golf


  • South Carolina State Parks
  • Greer Century Park
  • Flying Rabbit Adventures
  • Sky Top Orchard

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Takeoff Mini Golf

SPONSORED 864.263.3456 | 28 Airport Road Extension, Greenville, SC

Takeoff Mini Golf

KABOOM First Place

2023 KABOOM Family Favorites First Place: Outdoor Fun

Fun comes first at Takeoff Mini Golf! Every hole is designed to be amazing from start to finish. It is aviation themed and each player takes off on hole 1 and ends with landing on the runway on hole 18. The finale hole 19 has a real life beacon that lights up…if you are skilled enough to get a hole in one! Or stop in to enjoy our shaded patio and pavilion areas while treating yourself to locally roasted coffee, delicious snacks, or premium shaved ice while watching the planes takeoff near footsteps from us!


Flying Rabbit Adventures

864.230.0191 | 821 Laurens Road, Greenville, SC

KABOOM finalist

2023 KABOOM Family Favorites Finalist: Outdoor Fun

Flying Rabbit Adventures is an aerial high ropes course park located on 5 acres in Greenville, SC. They offer 60 unique athletic experiences for all abilities.

You can find everything you need to know before visiting Flying Rabbit Adventures in our Kidding Around Review!

They offer an Aeriel Adventure Course, Orville’s Kid Course, and the Pump Track
The course can be reserved for group sessions in addition to birthday parties!


SC State Parks

1.866.345.7275 | Multiple Locations , All 6 Regions , SC

KABOOM finalist

2023 KABOOM Family Favorites Finalist: Outdoor Fun

The South Carolina State Park system offers 47 state parks throughout the state. Each park offers unique outdoor activities for the family to enjoy, including hiking, swimming, camping, lodging, mountain biking (select parks), equestrian trails (select parks), and more!

Find all the information you need about each park in our Ultimate Guide to all 47 SC State Parks


Sky Top Orchard

828.692.7930 | 3403 Greenville Highway, Flat Rock, NC

KABOOM finalist

2023 KABOOM Family Favorites Finalist: Outdoor Fun
2023 KABOOM Family Favorites Finalist: Farms

A KAG reader favorite, Sky Top Orchard offers mountain views, ponds with ducks and geese, farm animals, play structures, and apple and fruit trees. Don’t miss the amazing apple cider donuts. Last year there were some concerns about Sky Top getting too crowded so maybe try to go during the week if you prefer smaller crowds.

2023 season-opening date: Sky Top WILL HAVE U-Pick in 2023.

  • Open weekends as of end of July for donuts, wagon rides, and farm store apples, follow their Facebook page for updates. 
  • Apple Upick Begins August 3rd, 2023

Dogs on leash allowed but not in the fruit stand.

U-pick apples
Farm Store with Cider donuts
Farm animals
Wagon Rides
Gold Rush Gem Mine 


Century Park

| 3605 Brushy Creek Road, Greer, SC

Playground at Kids Planet, Century Park in Greer, SC

KABOOM First Place

2023 KABOOM Family Favorites First Place: Best Park

KABOOM finalist

2023 KABOOM Family Favorites Finalist: Outdoor Fun



The newly-renovated Century Park features the fairytale-themed Benson Automotive Kids Planet. Kids Planet is located in the shade and sun and includes:

  • Two fence-enclosed age-appropriate play areas
  • Misting play area
  • Musical activity space
  • Ziplines
  • Hillside slides
  • A ground-level trampoline
  • Special needs child/parent swing
  • Sno Hut Shaved Ice concession stand

Century Park also offers:

  • Paved walking trail, picnic shelters, baseball diamonds, frisbee golf
  • Restrooms
  • Free parking lot