What’s significant about $1 million and the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission?
It’s the grant awarded to the Cooper River County Park development to strengthen locally-led conservation + recreation improvements.
What we know
- It’s 1 of 19 projects selected nationwide
- First project chosen from SC
- Grant funding through the federal Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program
- County park commission will match the grant funding to complete phase 1
- Plans to create an “urban oasis” using undeveloped upland
What’s the revitalization vision?
- Passive recreation park amenities
- Picnic area, grills
- Bike racks
- Marsh boardwalks
- View of the Ravenel Bridge
Learn more about the Cooper River County Park, which is a great spot for boaters. 🚤