Charleston, SC
52% of Charleston residents live
within a 10-minute walk of a park
We're working to ensure there's a park within a 10-minute walk of home
of every person, in every neighborhood, in every city across America.
Is Charleston meeting that goal?
52%
of residents live within a 10 minute walk of a park.
National average 55%
Percent of residents within a
10-minute walk of a park by age
Children (0 - 19)
Adults (20 - 64)
Seniors (65+)
Percent of residents within a
10-minute walk of a park by income
Percent of residents within a 10-minute walk of a park by race/ethnicity

*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).

8%
of Charleston's city land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%
Where in Charleston are parks needed most?
Charleston has 125 parks
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Our 10-Minute Walk campaign calls on mayors to demonstrate their commitment to parks and adopt long-term, system-wide strategies to ensure every resident has a great park close to home.
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Noble Tract, South Carolina

The Noble Tract is one of the last large undeveloped parcels in the North Charleston community.

Morris Island, South Carolina

Firing some of the first shots of the American Civil War, Citadel cadets launched an attack on the Union supply steamer Star of the West from the shores of Morris Island on January 9, 1861.

Chisholm Plantation, South Carolina

Protected in 2008 by The Trust for Public Land, the Chisolm Plantation includes nearly 3,500 acres of marshland and 550 upland acres of hardwood, palm and pine forests, hundreds of acres of freshwater wetlands and several undeveloped marsh islands.