Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site
1500 Old Towne RD | Charleston, SC 29407 | Phone: 843-852-4200 | Fax: 843-852-4205 |

Things To Do

A Blue Heron at Charles Towne Landing 


  • Wireless Internet Access : Wi-fi is available for park guests in the Visitor Center. Please check at the desk for login information.

  • Park Store/Gift Shop : Visit the Charles Towne Landing gift shop for great deals on custom designed Charles Towne Landing logo merchandise, historic games and toys and a variety of educational books. The gift shop is open from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., daily.

  • Bird Watching : Bird watching is a popular activity at the park year round.

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

  • Biking : Yes
  • Other Facilities and Activities : Strollers and wheelchairs are available free of charge. You may check one out in the Visitor Center.

    Bicycles are available to rent from the park for $5/person/hour or $15/person/day.


  • Walking/Nature Trails : Visitors may walk the seven miles of paved and unpaved trails.

  • Interpretive Trails : The park provides seven miles of paved and unpaved trails. Walk along the marsh or through the 80 acres of park-style gardens, featuring thousands of azaleas, camellias and live oaks, some several hundred years old.

    History Trail: Visitors may also stroll through the original settlement area of 1670-1680 complete with reconstructed fortifications, protective palisade and crop garden.

    Animal Forest Trail: Enjoy seeing animal species native to the area at the time of settlement, in a natural habitat zoo setting.

  • Biking Trails : Park visitors may ride bicycles on any of the paths throughout the park except for the Animal Forest trail. Bicycles are available to rent from the park for $5/person/hour or $15/person/day.