Portions of Riverfront Park Now Reopen

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Lace up your walking shoes and grab your bike!

Officials with the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department announced that portions of the walking trails at Riverfront Park will reopen for public use beginning Tuesday, March 15.

Visitors to the park located at located at 312 Laurel Street, will have access to 2 ½ miles of the walking trail between the Broad River and Columbia Canal to the Diversion Dam.

This section extends from the main parking lot entrance at Laurel Street to the Diversion Dam and fish passage at the north end of the park.

Visitors can use the parking lot at the Laurel Street entrance of the park to access the trail.

The trail near the Broad River Bridge is open to walkers, runners and bicyclists. Portions of the trail at the bridge are not ADA compliant at this time.

The park will operate normal hours from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

The parking lot at the north end of the park, which is located near River Drive, will remain closed to the public.

The south end section between the Columbia Hydroelectric plant and the main entrance to Riverfront Park will remain closed indefinitely.

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