From waterfront parks to public gardens, Charleston is the perfect setting to explore the natural world around us. Grab your buddies and a blanket for an impromptu picnic at Hampton Park, tote your favorite read for an afternoon at Colonial Lake Park, or enjoy a sunset stroll at Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park. Scroll on to discover Charleston’s most beautiful parks, including Allan Park, North Charleston Riverfront Park, Waterfront Park, White Point Gardens, James Island County Park, Palmetto Islands County Park, Isle of Palms County Park, Wannamaker County Park, Kiawah Beachwalker Park, Folly Beach County Park, Caw Caw Interpretive Center, Angel Oak Park, Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, Francis Marion National Forest, Old Santee Canal Park, and Shem Creek Park. Ready to #ExploreCharleston? Discover more of our favorite outdoor adventures.