Ashley River to Charles Towne Landing (Downtown Charleston)

Ashley River to Charles Towne Landing (Downtown Charleston)

The Charleston peninsula harbors a fantastic but infrequently used kayak throw-in at Brittlebank Park’s floating dock. From there it’s just a quick half-mile paddle upriver to the creek that leads to Charles Towne Landing, where the Lowcountry’s first settlers arrived in 1670. Look for the first creek opening across the Ashley from Brittlebank, and it’s about a quarter mile up the winding waterway to the Landing. You’ll soon see the Adventure, a replica (open to the public) of the 17th century cargo vessel that brought the first European inhabitants to S.C.

Directions from Charleston: Brittlebank Park is located downtown along the Ashley River on Lockwood Dr.

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The Adventure Collective publishes a series of outdoor adventure sports guides to adventures in Asheville, Boone, Brevard, Chattanooga, Charleston and The Great Smoky Mountains.

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