Conestee Nature Preserve

Lake Conestee Nature Preserve serves as ‘a world apart’ right here in Upstate, South Carolina, about 6 miles from Downtown Greenville. Its 400+ acres are recognized as an Important Bird Area of Global Significance, a state-designated Wildlife Sanctuary, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Preserve includes a diverse array of wildlife habitats, home to thousands of plant and wildlife species, where people of all ages and abilities can escape into nature — to explore, discover, and learn. All easily accessed from surrounding urban areas. There's nothing else like it in Greenville County.

FEES
There is no fee to visit the preserve; suggested $3 donation per person.

LOCATION
There are multiple parking areas that allow entry to the park. Please click the Website button for more details. Most people enter at 840 Mauldin Rd., Greenville, SC.

HOURS
The park is open sunrise to sunset 7 days a week.

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General Information
  • Days Open: All
  • Hours of Operation: Sunrise to Sunset
  • Minutes To GSP Airport: 14
  • Minutes To Downtown Greenville: 16
  • Minutes to Greenville Convention Center: 14
  • Miles to Greenville Convention Center: 7
  • Miles to Bon Secours Wellness Arena: 7.4
  • Bus Parking Available:
  • Pet-Friendly:
Attractions
  • Admission Price: Suggested $3 donation
  • Ticket Website: www.conesteepreserve.org
  • Parking Fee: Free
  • Outdoor Picnic Area:

January

27

Jan 27 2022 - May 21 2022

January 27

Dates vary between January 27, 2022 - May 21, 2022

There’s a great, big world out there and together with this group you can see it through the eyes of a child. Let’s get outside and preserve each moment. Knee-high Naturalists...

Conestee Nature Preserve

February

03

Feb 03 2022 - May 05 2022

February 03

Dates vary between February 3, 2022 - May 5, 2022

The staff of the Preserve can't WAIT to explore with your child in this drop off after school program for elementary age students! In this twice-monthly afterschool class,...

Conestee Nature Preserve

February

12

Feb 12 2022 - Feb 12 2022

February 12

Feb. 12

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Conestee Nature Preserve with an enchanted stroll through the preserve. You and your Valentine will meander along candle lit trails and stop along...

Conestee Nature Preserve

February

12

Feb 12 2022 - Mar 19 2022

February 12

Dates vary between January 8, 2022 - March 19, 2022

Join the Conestee Conservation Crew for a litter pickup. Winter is the best time to do litter sweeps at the Preserve for a number of reasons. There is less vegetation which...

Conestee Nature Preserve

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