Lowcountry Parks & Playgrounds: Ashley River Park


Welcome to our series: Lowcountry Parks & Playgrounds! Each article in this series focuses more on specific parks/playgrounds at locations all throughout the Lowcountry. 

Let’s check out the brand new Ashley River Park in Summerville!

Address: 200 Renken Road, Summerville, SC 29485

Hours: Open daily from dawn to dusk

Ashley River Park is located in Summerville off of Bacon’s Bridge Road along the beautiful Ashley River. This 83-acre park has something for the whole family.

Park Details: Admission is $2/person (3 and up) or you can purchase a family membership (as a resident) for $40.00


  • Playgrounds
  • 2 Picnic shelters
  • Splash pad
  • Zipline (for kids)
  • Fishing pond
  • Riverside walking trails
  • Kayak launch
  • Event lawn
  • Dog parks (for both small & large dogs)
  • Event pavilion (available for full-day rentals)
  • Future plans…adventure course & rock climbing wall.

Mom tip: There is tons of open outdoor space for kids to play soccer, throw a football, or just run to their hearts’ content. Also, lots of outdoor picnic tables (both covered and not covered) for packing lunch, snacks, or dinner.



If you’re looking for a fabulous park the whole family can enjoy I hope you’ll check out Ashley River Park in Summerville!

Check out some other parks and playgrounds in this series!

Lowcountry Parks & Playgrounds: Corrine Jones Park
Lowcountry Parks & Playgrounds: Moultrie Playground
Lowcountry Parks & Playgrounds: Splash Island Waterpark
Lowcountry Parks & Playgrounds: Daniel Island Playground Tour