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Water fun parks

Time to play in the water in Greenville? When its hot, water fun is the best fun! Get your sprinklers out, buy the water guns, and turn your hills into water slides with tarps and hoses.

But, if you want to put even more variety into your water play, check out these parks! We are fortunate to have three waterparks in Greenville County, so be sure to read our reviews to find the best one for your family. There are a couple of excellent splash pads throughout the Upstate, including the splash pad Unity Park and another in Fountain Inn.

Parks with water fun

Looking for more information about Parks in Greenville? Visit our Ultimate Guide to Parks in Greenville. You’ll find parks by location and amenities like basketball courts, swings and more.

CC Woodsen Community Center and Playground

| 210 Bomar Ave, Spartanburg, SC

The CC Woodson Community Center has a playground and swimming pool. Swimming is available for $1-3 per person during open swim times. The playground, which is behind the center and accessed by the community center parking lot or along Sunny Street, features one large climbing structure along side obstacle course components to climb and jump.

This playground includes:

  • Sun! There is very little shade.
  • The playground has mulched ground cover
  • Large climbing structure
  • Parking lot or street parking
  • Swimming is available through the community center (Youth city resident: Free, Youth non resident: $1, Adult resident: $2, Adult non-resident: $3)

Falls Park

| 601 S. Main Street, Greenville, SC

Liberty Bridge at Falls Park

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Stroll across Greenville’s iconic Liberty Bridge, picnic by the river, and let your kids cool off at the city’s only splash pad. You can also turn your visit into a scavenger hunt if you look for the butterflies from the Butterfly Keeper Project.

  • Iconic suspension bridge, paved walking trail, bench swings, picnic tables, splash pad
  • Sunny and shady areas
  • Restrooms
  • Street-side parking or city parking garage

Read our review of Falls Park.

Stewart Park

| 500 Highland Avenue, Spartanburg, SC

Stewart Park is a large park that includes a splash pad during the summer months and is located close to the Beacon.

This park includes:

  • Multi-Purpose Field
  • Outdoor Basketball Court
  • Parking
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Splash Pad
  • Swings
  • Trails

Barnet Park

| 248 E Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC

Located in the heart of downtown Spartanburg, Barnet Park is an urban green space where local events are held. While it does not have a playground, it does have a splash pad during the summer months.

This park includes:

  • Green Space
  • Parking
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Restrooms
  • Splash Pad
  • Trails

Anchor Park

| 8515 Highway 9, Inman, SC

Perfect for a sunny day, Anchor Park at Lake Bowen offers tons of shade and beautiful views with an enclosed playground.

This park includes:

  • Boat Ramp
  • Fishing
  • Grill
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Swings

Lakeside Park

| 1500 Piedmont Highway, Piedmont, SC

Set with some distance from the waterpark, your children will love the two playgrounds encircled by a walking trail and beside a picnic shelter.

  • 7th Inning Splash Waterpark, basketball, picnic shelter, baseball, paved trail
  • Sunny playgrounds for preschool and big kids
  • No restrooms (outside of the water park)
  • Free parking lot

Read our review of  Lakeside Park.

Northside Park

| 101 West Darby Road, Greenville, SC

With an incredible water park to cool off in during the summer, and a big, sunny playground to warm up in during the winter, this is your year-round destination.

  • Otter Creek Waterpark, basketball, tennis, soccer, sand volleyball, picnic shelter
  • Sunny playground for preschool and big kids
  • No restrooms (outside of the water park)
  • Free parking lot

Southside Park

| 417 Baldwin Road, Simpsonville, SC

Home to Discovery Island Water Park, don’t miss the big playground, basketball and tennis courts, and soccer fields.

Read our review of Southside Park.

Unity Park

| 320 South Hudson Street, Grenville, SC

unity park greenville, sc

The huge Unity Park is gorgeous. Families will love the wide-open spaces, playgrounds, shelters, paved trails, and of course, the splash pad.
There is also nearby dining and a wetland preserve.

Fountain Inn Splash Pad

| 104 North Main Street, Fountain Inn, SC

The Fountain Inn Splash pad is a FREE splash pad located downtown.

Learn more in our KA review of the Fountain Inn splash pad, including rules, hours, and more!