Lake Conestee Nature Park

Lake Conestee Nature Park (LCNP) consists of approximately 400 acres of beautiful natural habitat on the Reedy River just 6 miles south of downtown Greenville, South Carolina. The park contains both hardwood and evergreen forest, extensive wetlands, 3 miles of the Reedy River, and a rich diversity of wildlife habitat. Deer, raccoon, beaver, fox, river otter, and various small mammals inhabit the park, along with numerous species of reptiles and amphibians. Over 200 bird species have been reported by the Greenville County Bird Club. The park has been designated as an Important Bird Area of Global Significance by the National Audubon Society.

LCNP is owned and operated by the Conestee Foundation. The Mission of the Conestee Foundation is to develop Lake Conestee and contiguous community lands into a nature park and wildlife sanctuary for public recreation and environmental education. Each year around 3,000 students from Greenville and surrounding counties visit the park for nature based field trips. The park also offers educational events that are open to the general public twice a month.

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June

28

Jun 28 2019 - Aug 23 2019

June 28

Dates vary between June 14, 2019 - August 23, 2019

The Knee-High Naturalist program offers two, 1.5 hour, classes per month to pre-kindergarten students (Ages 3 to 6). There is a 6 class series offered each season (except...

June

29

Jun 29 2019 - Jun 29 2019

June 29

Jun. 29

Ali Teeslink will be your instructor for this hour long yoga class for all levels and ages. While you find your breath under their Shortleaf Shelter and listen to the birds in...

July

13

Jul 13 2019 - Jul 13 2019

July 13

Jul. 13

Have you ever wanted to learn what trees are in your backyard or what trees are in the park (that aren’t labeled)? Join a park educator for an introduction to tree...

July

20

Jul 20 2019 - Jul 20 2019

July 20

Jul. 20

Come and explore the park at dusk when the animals are most active. You will enjoy the sunset over the West Bay and then travel the trails as it gets dark. Bring your...

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