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But, water conditions here and at other places on the Saluda River can be VERY DANGEROUS to river users.
Before using this river be aware that it has rapidly changing water levels, strong currents, cold water, and large rapids.
So, the fishing is great and whitewater (Class II to V) and flatwater paddling are very popular.
The "rapids" just off I-126 near the Riverbanks Zoo are a popular place on warm sunny days.
The Old Saluda Factory, on the opposite side, was built in 1834. A half mile below the rapids are the remains of a bridge that was burned by Confederate forces to slow Sherman's advance into Columbia.
Saluda River - South Carolina State Scenic River From downtown Columbia, and its start at the confluence at the Saluda and Broad Rivers, the Congaree River settles into a more peaceful flow for about 47 miles to its confluence with the Wateree River.
Harbison State Forest is located along the Broad River in Columbia.
Over sixteen miles of roads and trails weave through the pine and hardwood forest to the Broad River.
Swimmers can experience hypothermia even in the summer.The Columbia Rowing Club is located on the Broad River near the intersections of Broad River Road and I-20.It is on an ideal section of the Broad River for rowing.The are two access points near downtown Columbia for the Congaree River.
One is on the Cayce side of the river on Old State Road. It was established in the 1750's as a base for Indian trade.Two hiking/bike trails at Harbison State Forest provide access to the river.