Lexington SC Area Parks
Not really an island, this peninsula on Lake Murray has several dirt roads and hiking trails, plus a sandy beach.
Park has picnic shelters with grills, a playground area, and a water spray that operates 12:00PM to 8:30PM daily, Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Crooked Creek Park
Creek Park is a state-of-the-art recreation complex that opened in 1994. It is a 53,000 square-foot Community Center with full gymnasium, racquetball courts, fitness areas, indoor walking track and meeting rooms.
Gilbert Community Park
Community Park has a 300 seat amphitheater and covered picnic areas.
Granby Garden Park
This large park is located on the grounds of the Cayce City Hall Complex. There is a playground, sheltered picnic tables, a stream with bridges, walking trails, and a gazebo. Off-street parking is available and restrooms are nearby in the municipal buildings.
Virginia Hylton Park
The playground area has plenty of well-maintained equipment, including a digging toy. The equipment has sections for both smaller children and bigger kids too. There is even a special playground for children with special needs.
Irmo Town Park
With a path, concert gazebo, benches and gliders it is a great place to come with a picnic or just let the kids run around. With beautiful vintage-looking lamp posts, terraces, and a creek flowing into a pond with a fountain, the park is small but peaceful.
This wooded park offers a relaxing break from the surrounding shopping and business district in Cayce. A creek runs thru the park which is in a valley with walking paths and picnic tables.
Hilton Recreation Area
This small recreation area on Lake Murray is maintained by SCE&G. It offers 2 picnic shelters and a boat ramp. There is a floating dock alongside the boat ramp for easy loading and unloading of passengers. Public restrooms are available. There is no fee.
The park on the east side of the dam has restrooms, picnic tables, and a boat ramp. The boat ramp will remain open while the lake levels are lowered.
Gibson Pond Park
15-acre heavily wooded park with an easy to follow loop trail. Picnic shelters, rest rooms, and a fishing dock.