Looking for splashing summer fun? The Fort Jackson Palmetto Falls Water Park, adjacent to the Solomon Center, is open to the general public Tuesday through Friday from Memorial Day to Labor Day, unless you have a season pass. Park hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday. It is closed Monday. The phone number is 803-751-3381.
The park includes:
• A 10,000-square-foot family pool.
• Five water slides.
• A 600-square-foot splashdown pool.
• A lazy river, spanning 800 linear feet.
• A spray park.
• A snack bar.
Children in sixth grade and below must be accompanied by an adult. Visitors should enter through Gate 2, the Forest Drive entrance. Please have your driver’s license, current registration and proof of insurance ready as you enter. If you are purchasing a daily pass, please proceed to the Visitors Control Center at Gate 2. All visitors, 18 years old and older, are required to have a clear background check to access Fort Jackson. After the background check process is completed, purchase your daily pass from the Palmetto Falls ticket booth in the Visitors Control Center. The Palmetto Falls ticket booth is open 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Daily passes are $10.50 each.
As you leave the visitors check-in lane, you will be on Strom Thurmond Boulevard. Get in the left-hand lane. At the second traffic signal, turn left onto Marion Avenue, and then turn right on Teliaferro. You will see Palmetto Falls Water Park from Marion Avenue.
Recently added Palmetto Falls Spray Park is within the Palmetto Falls entertainment area. An alligator tunnel, palm trees, a lily tree, two water cannons and a computer-automated fountain provide hours of interactive fun with the safety of the littlest visitors in mind.
Interested in a season pass? Upgrade your daily pass into a season pass after you visit the water park. Inquire at the entrance to the water park and staff will assist you.
Group rates are available. Please call 803-751-3475 for more information.