The Natural Swimming Hole In South Carolina That Will Take You Back To The Good Ole Days

Oh, the good ole days of summer… you could say that was back before the invention of cell phones and video games. Opinions on the exact timing of the good ole days likely vary by age, but the sentiment remains the same: things were less complicated and families came together more.

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Richardson’s Lake Water Park and Outdoor Recreation Area opens soon! Their official 2019 opening date has not been released but is expected to be announced this week. Follow their Facebook page for up-to-date information on the opening date. Admission is: $8 ages 12 and over, $5 children 3-12, 2 and under are free, $5 for all military. More information is available on their Facebook page. The lake is located at 919 Richardsons Lake Rd., Warrenville, SC 29851.

For a unique summertime activity where you can cool off and enjoy the night breeze, check out this one-of-a-kind summer lights festival happening at Brookgreen Gardens!