The West Columbia Riverwalk

West Columbia’s public parks are a great place for your summer picnic

July is National Picnic Month. And there is ample opportunity to celebrate the picnic in West Columbia. It’s fun to work up an appetite tubing down the Congaree River or playing in one of West Columbia’s public parks. At Riverwalk Park, after a day on the river, there are picnic tables waiting.  There are also […]

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Congaree River crests at 13 feet Wednesday – Parts of West Columbia, Cayce Riverwalks closed due to flooding

The Congaree River at Columbia crested earlier Wednesday at just over 13 feet. According to the Cogaree Riverkeeper the river was at at 12.51 feet around 3 p.m. Wednesday and it was slowly dropping. Parts of the West Columbia and Cayce Riverwalks have been closed due to flooding. The flooding occurred after water was released […]

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Cayce-West Columbia Chamber’s Rhythm on the River Concerts are back this spring – See the schedule

The popular Rhythm on the River Concerts, Presented by the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce will be back this spring. The first show is April 30. The concerts are on Saturdays and start at 6 p.m. at the Riverwalk Amphitheater, 109 Alexander Road, West Columbia. Lexington Medical Center and Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation are sponsors. […]

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Portion of Riverwalk in West Columbia is closed for maintenance

 The portion of the West Columbia Riverwalk from Moffatt Street to the Gervais Street Bridge is temporarily closed to the public due to maintenance. The West Columbia Riverwalk from the Amphitheater at Alexander Road to the connection at Cayce remains open.

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Taste on the Congaree River draws capacity crowd, with a tribute to Bill Mooneyhan

The Stone River events venue at the West Columbia Riverwalk was packed, Tuesday. “We are very pleased with the response of the community,” said Kathy Whetzel, WCBF chairwoman. “This is a wonderful evening.” It was the fifth Annual Taste on the River to benefit the West Columbia Beautification Foundation. The “Taste” included a tribute to […]

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See the full moon over the Congaree River

Have you seen the full moon this week? One of the most attractive places to see the moon is over the Congaree River. These photos were taken of the river and of the Gervais Street Bridge. Most were taken from different spots on West Columbia’s Riverwalk. One is the moon over Sunset Boulevard and another […]

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West Columbia is the place to get outside, even in winter

The Riverwalk has been described by Mayor Tem Miles as “the crown jewel of West Columbia.” That holds true in the winter, too. “The winter can be gray and rainy in South Carolina but when there is a day to get out and move around, the Riverwalk is the perfect place to go,” said Miles. […]

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