Nothing beats a nice long walk, picnic, or game of Frisbee in the park on a beautiful sunny day. And, boy, are we at The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction glad to be located in Charleston, a city full of beautiful parks. Whether you already live here or are planning a visit sometime this year, we hope you’ll take some time to check out a few of our favorite parks in town. Take a look at our favorites…

Angel Oak Park

Angel Oak Park is home to one of the most stunning Angel Oak trees you’ll ever see. This tree is believed to be hundreds of years old. In fact, it’s one of the oldest oaks known in existence. Aside from its majestic oak tree, this park has plenty of space to go for a walk and has built-in picnic tables. Public restrooms are located on the property. This park is open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more info, visit the park’s website here.

Washington Square Park

Washington Square Park is one of Charleston’s more historic parks. Its historic location is also home to Charleston City Hall. The park is filled with mature oak trees, which makes it a nice shady place to take a walk or enjoy a good book. As you walk through the park, you’ll also notice elegant floral displays which are changed throughout the year. This park is in a public location and is always open to visits. No admission is necessary to visit. For more info, visit the park’s website here.

Waterfront Park

If you love the water, Waterfront Park is a stop you’ll want to put on your list. It’s located directly on the harbor, so you can grab a seat on a bench and enjoy the sailboats coming and out of the marina. On the park property is a beautiful fountain. On hot days, you’ll see children running through the water and having fun. This 8-acre park is located near the market and other great shopping areas. Whether you’re shopping, or just stopping by to view the beautiful flower gardens, this is a park you want to make sure you get to. For more info, visit the park’s website here.

James Island County Park

If you’re up for an adventure, James Island County Park is the place for you. It spans over 600 acres and is open for fishing, crabbing, hiking, biking, paddle boarding, kayaking, and more. This park is also awesome for dog lovers, as it contains a completely enclosed dog park. It’s only a $2 fee per person to enter the park. For additional fees you can access the park’s campground, climbing facility, water park, disc golf course, and paddle boats. Make a full day of it or camp out for the weekend at this park. For more info, visit the park’s website here.