Park Rules


Water in creeks, ponds, and rivers is not safe for consumption. 

Swimming and wading are discouraged; enter at your own risk. 

Picnic pavilions require a valid permit.

Contact 864-562-4150 for Cleveland Park
Contact 864-804-5814 for all other parks
Reserve a shelter/facility here:

Prohibited Activities in All Park Areas: 

  • Overnight camping (unless as part of a Parks Department program)
  • Unleashed pets
  • Personal grills or camp fires (grills are provided at approved locations)
  • Driving faster than 10 mph
  • Glass containers
  • Fireworks (unless as part of a Parks Department program)
  • Weapons
  • Soliciting
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Fishing
  • Propane heaters (non-electric or battery operated)

Prohibited Activities in Playgrounds and Athletic Pods:

  • Smoking
  • Pets other than service animals
  • Bicycles, scooters, skateboards, hoverboards, skates, etc.
  • Motorized equipment, drones, and metal detectors
  • Tents and other portable structures (may only be used in designated areas that do not block, cover or impeded sidewalk access)

Illegal Activities:

  • Defacing or damaging park structures or equipment
  • Destroying or removing park turf or landscaping
  • Littering
  • Parking in unauthorized areas 
  • Intoxication, profanity, or disorderly conduct 
  • Posting or distributing advertising

Questions or Concerns?

Contact 864-595-5356 for general Parks Department information or report a park safety issue here.