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Daniel Island’s Community Parks and Trails

Daniel Island has hundreds of acres of land that are home to beautiful parks, passive and greenspaces. The extensive 25+ mile trail system winds through maritime forest, along the marsh and the water’s edge, and through neighborhoods and the island’s downtown, offering scenic views and a safe and convenient environment for runners, walkers, and cyclists.

For information about renting any of the POA Parks for a special event, please contact our office at info@dicommunity.org or 843.971.9200.

Bamboo Park

Bamboo Park

Bordered by Dark Timber Street, Chimney Back Street, and Black Powder Lane (Daniel Island Park) Features a pocket park with greenspace and fitness equipment. Residents in the area have nicknamed the site “Bamboo Park” for the fitness equipment’s resemblance to bamboo...

Barfield Park

Barfield Park

This park is characterized by its marsh-oriented setting. Winding paths through a natural Lowcountry setting make Barfield Park a favorite place to take a quiet walk or run. A picnic gazebo is located at the edge of the park and makes a great place for a...

Balfour Park

Beekman Park

Located at Beekman and Sailmaker streets. Features a pocket park with greenspace.

Bellinger Island Park

Bellinger Island Park

Nature preserve surrounded by marsh and creeks. Adjacent to the Beresford Creek Boat Landing. The site features trails, sitting areas, a fishing dock, and locked storage for kayak and paddleboard rentals. 

Cattle Trough Park

Cattle Trough Park

Named in honor of Daniel Island’s cattle farming days, which date back to the early to mid-1900s. During the island community’s development, two old cattle troughs were found in the area and were used to create fountains for this park.

Center Park

Center Park

A beautifully landscaped area with benches and crepe myrtles welcomes you into the park. This park has two play areas perfect for all ages and a large lawn making it perfect for a family picnic.

Codner’s Ferry Park

Codner’s Ferry Park

Codner’s Ferry Park is a one-acre park located in one of Daniel Island’s earliest neighborhoods. It features open space for field games, a picnic area, and a playground complete with a play-and-swing set.

Commemorative Park

Commemorative Park

Features benches and manicured landscaping make up this picturesque space, which serves as a place to reflect and honor lives past and present.  

Credit One Stadium

Credit One Stadium

The Credit One Stadium on Daniel Island is home to a variety of events throughout the year. Each summer, it hosts an anticipated concert series.

Balfour Park

Delahow Park

Playground in Daniel Island Park with lots of shade, sandy surface.

Edgefield Park & Pool

Edgefield Park & Pool

Pool with three 25-meter lap lanes, a beach entry and water feature, as well as The Crow’s Nest gathering space, which is available for rentals and community functions. In addition to a catering kitchen, bathrooms and large open-air area, a second-story screened porch...

Etiwan Park

Etiwan Park

Etiwan Park was the first neighborhood established on Daniel Island with its focal point a six-acres park that is owned and maintained by the City of Charleston. The park features athletic fields, basketball and volleyball courts, and a playground.  For more...

Fallen Oak Park

Fallen Oak Park

Fallen Oak Park is located on Island Park Drive and is the City of Charleston’s newest park addition to Daniel Island. It features two playground areas, a walking trail, and exercise stations. For more information on the playground at Fallen Oak Park, please contact...

Farr Street DOG Park

Farr Street DOG Park

Adjacent to the Overture senior apartments complex. Small park for dogs with benches and water station. 

Freedom Park

Freedom Park

Includes lighted tennis courts, multipurpose fields, baseball fields, a restroom facility, and a playground (featuring equipment installed by community volunteers). According to Charleston Parks Director Jason Kronsberg, the name for the park was selected using input...

Governor’s Park and Dog Park

Governor’s Park and Dog Park

Governor's Park is located near the Family Circle Tennis Center in downtown Daniel Island. It is maintained by the City of Charleston. It features soccer fields and basketball courts, a dog run, waterfront trails, a playground and more. For more information on...

Guggenheim Terrace

Guggenheim Terrace

Recently part of $1.5 million parks upgrade grant from the Daniel Island Community Fund. Enhancements include a new large wooden deck overlooking a large pond with fountains, landscaping and lighting, additional seating, and seasonal shade structure.

Mitchell Wharf Park

Mitchell Wharf Park

Mitchell Wharf Street, near Wando River shoreline. Features a large oak tree, greenspace.

Osprey Trail Park

Osprey Trail Park

The Osprey Trail is a three-acre ornamental garden and certified wildlife habitat in front of Daniel Island School and next to the Daniel Island Library, created and maintained by the Daniel Island Garden Club. This tranquil respite features six gardens: Woodland...

Pierce Park Pool & Pavilion

Pierce Park Pool & Pavilion

In addition to a 25-meter, climate-controlled pool, there is an outdoor event pavilion that includes bathrooms and a catering kitchen, as well as a large playground, grills for cooking, and a collection of chairs overlooking the marsh and Wando River.

Pirate Park

Pirate Park

Smythe Park, near intersection of Smythe and Pierce streets. Large playground with pirate theme.

Scott Park Pool

Scott Park Pool

Situated between the Codner’s Ferry and Etiwan Park neighborhoods, this space features a climate-controlled pool, picnic areas with charcoal grills and a playground.

Simmons Park

Simmons Park

Named for the late Philip Simmons, a master blacksmith who was born on Daniel Island in 1912, this park includes a pineapple fountain, seating areas, well-manicured landscaping, and a gate designed by Simmons.

Smythe Park

Smythe Park

Smythe Park is the island’s largest park at 22-acres in size and is a favorite location for events and programs hosted by both the POA and residents. The park includes an 11-acre lake with a kayak dock, numerous pedestrian trails – including a history trail – and...

Townsend Park

Townsend Park

Often referred to as “swing park” with its multiple swing sets, Townsend Park also features a large lawn perfect for kicking around a soccer ball, a game of tag, and throwing a frisbee with friends. The picnic tables are covered with sun sails which makes this park...

Treehouse

Treehouse

Two-story tree house with views of the river and marsh, located at the end of Wando Landing Street, overlooking the Wando River.

Grove Park Loop

Watroo Point Loop

It is mostly paved until you get to the end of Watroo Point, where you will walk briefly on an unpaved trail to a boardwalk that crosses the marsh. When crossing the marsh, you end up at the back of the Daniel Island Club - please follow all signs for the continuation...