Landsford Canal  State Park
2051 Park DR | Catawba, SC 29704 | Phone: 803-789-5800 |

Things To Do

The Catawba River


  • Fishing Information : Enjoy fishing in the Catawba River for several species of bass, crappie, bream, catfish, carp and gar. A valid South Carolina fishing license is required.


  • Boating and Boat Access : Canoe access to the Catawba River is available at a drop off area near the park.


  • Playground Equipment : Yes
  • Picnic Shelters : Yes
  • Playground : Playground equipment is located in the main picnic area of the park.

  • Bird Watching : Bird watching is a popular activity on the park. The park has a resident pair of nesting bald eagles that can be viewed from the trail. It is also a neo-tropical migration corridor.

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


  • Interpretive Trails : The Canal Trail includes interpretive signs and carries hikers for 1½-miles (one-way) along the historic tow path of the canal which includes the foundations of an early 1800 mill site. This trail connects to a half-mile nature trail.

    Eagle Point Trail is about 1/4 mile long and goes down the hill behind the museum.