South Carolina Botanical Garden
This 295-acre public garden is the official state botanical garden of SC.
The garden features several thousand varieties of ornamental plants, both native and introduced; niche gardens; natural woodlands and streams; an arboretum; and the only nature-based sculpture collection of its kind in the nation. A visitors center, geology museum and cafe are also located here. The garden hosts numerous educational and recreational events year round, including nature walks and festivals.
The grounds are open 365 days a year from dawn until dusk, free of charge. Group tours are available by appointment.