Poinsett Park

Address: 5 Pine Forest Rd Travelers Rest, SC 29690

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Poinsett Park, located just south of Travelers Rest, is one of Greenville County Rec’s most popular and highly visited parks. Although small and passive in nature, the picnic shelter, playground, walking trail and open green space is the perfect combination of outdoor recreation. The walking trail is ¼ mile long.


This shelter has restrooms, a grill, electrical power, 25 parking spaces, 4 – 6′ tables, and can accommodate 24 people.  The playground is approximately 30 feet from the shelter.

Half Day: 9 am – 2 pm or 4 pm to 9 pm Cost:  $55.00

Full Day: 9 am – 9 pm

Cost:  $85.00

Additional fees & permits may be required, depending on size and scope of event.

Reservations:  Click Here to reserve a half-day or full-day shelter online. Call 864-288-6470 if you have additional questions.

Please note that shelter reservations may not be made any earlier than January 1st for the given year.

Payments & Refunds:  Payment is due in full at the time of reservation.  A refund, less a $15 processing fee will be given for reservations cancelled 14 days prior to the event.  Refunds will not be given for cancellations made less than 14 days prior to the event date. Refunds will not be given for inclement weather.

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