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Pendleton District Commission

125 East Queen St Pendleton, SC 29670

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Local Events & Historic Places in Greenville, SC

Greenville, SC is an amazing place. With all kinds of local events and historic places to explore, there is always something to do. The Pendleton District Commission is here to provide you with all the information you need to truly discover all that Greenville has to offer.

We offer recreational tourism of historic places. Explore hiking trails on the Blue Ridge Mountains or go white water rafting in Lake Hartwell- whatever you choose you’re sure to have a great time exploring the wilderness. In the Pendleton District of South Carolina, “Water Falls and History Calls!” With so much to offer, the Pendleton District Commission ensures that you always have something to do.

If you're coming to visit the Greenville, SC area and you'd like suggestions of local events and fun things to do, call the Pendleton District Commission. We keep current with anything that's going on in the various historic places in the area, plus we are well versed in the recreational tourist attractions in the Pendleton District. From hiking trails in the Blue Ridge Mountains to white water rafting near Lake Hartwell, there are amazing sights to see at any speed!

Explore hiking trails on the Blue Ridge Mountains!

The Greenville, SC area is host to some of the most natural beauty and rich history in the United States. With beautiful mountain peaks, such as the Blue Ridge Mountains, to explore, you’ll be hard pressed to find a dull moment. There are countless hiking trails, rolling hills waterfalls, lakes and streams that beg for adventure. Visit today and start exploring!

If you love to hike, the Blue Ridge Mountains have plenty to offer you. Full of historic places to visit and things to do, you'll enjoy breathtaking views and choose from levels of hiking difficulty for a leisurely or intense outing. Visit Lake Hartwell or check out our local events in Greenville, SC to round out your trip.

The Pendleton District Commission can also provide you with information on all the local events happening in the Greenville, SC area. If you’re trying to plan an outing with the family, we can give you all the information you need about all the events happening. Admire artwork or historic places and learn about the rich history and culture of South Carolina.

If you'd like to get out and see some of the beautiful sights that Greenville, SC has to offer, contact the Pendleton District Commission. We know all the local events, hiking trails, and places to go in the area. Whether you're interested in visiting Lake Hartwell, the Blue Ridge Mountains, or some of the local historic places, we can point you towards a great time.

Visit Lake Hartwell or go white water rafting!

For adventurous folks, there is nothing quite like a day of white water rafting. From Lake Hartwell and Lake Keowee to the white water rapids, the bodies of water in the Greenville, SC area are something to behold. Whether you want take a pontoon boat ride, float down the Saluda River on a raft or kayak, or partake in a white water rafting adventure, you’ll find an activity that suits you.

If you’re more of a land-lover, the Blue Ridge Mountains offer the most breath-taking scenery anywhere near Greenville, SC. Take a drive to the top of Sassafrass Mountain and you may even be able to see parts of South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee if it’s clear outside. As the state’s tallest point, you won’t be disappointed in the view.

Other activities include zip-lining above that Chattooga River Valley, exploring locally owned small town shops and diners, museums, and so much more. If you’re looking for historic places, the Pendleton District commission can help you find special archival collections and libraries. Read through documents and files and research to your heart’s desire! Whether you’re looking up business records or your family history, there is always something new to learn and discover.

Whether you’re looking to tour historic places or attractions such at the Blue Ridge Mountains or you want to partake in a thrilling white water rafting adventure, the Pendleton District Commission is your number one resource. Discover all that Greenville, SC has to offer. There are so many activities and the world is truly at your fingertips.

Visit our website for more information on any activities and local events, or call today to plan a trip or tour!

If you're visiting Greenville, SC and you want to see the most beautiful sights that the area has to offer, such as Lake Hartwell or the Blue Ridge Mountains, give the Pendleton District Commission a call. We know all the local events, nearby historic places, and hiking trails that are available!

Products & Services

The staff operates a regional Visitor Center.
The Pendleton District Historical, Recreational and Tourism Commission was established in 1966 by the South Carolina Legislature to promote historic preservation and tourism in Anderson, Oconee and Pickens Counties of South Carolina.

Historical Services

Special archival collections, library of historical archives and manuscripts
Local historical documents
Family history books
Family history files
Business records
South Carolina Century Farms records and authentication

Compilation and dissemination of local information regarding parks and recreation, activities, local festivals, shopping, dining, accommodations and tours.
Pendleton District Agricultural Museum.

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Areas Served

  • Anderson
  • Belton
  • Campbell
  • Central
  • Cheddar
  • Clemson
  • E Iva
  • Eastside Greenville
  • Five Points
  • Fair Play
  • Friendship
  • Greenville-Easley
  • Hartwell Lake
  • Holland Store
  • Homeland Park
  • Honea Path
  • Iva
  • Keowee
  • Lake Keowee
  • Lebanon
  • Long Creek
  • Mountain Rest
  • New Light
  • Norris
  • Pendleton
  • Piercetown
  • Princeton
  • Raines
  • Salem
  • Sandy Springs
  • Saylors Crossroads
  • Seneca
  • Townville
  • Tamassee
  • Stoney Creek
  • Townville
  • Slabtown
  • Westminster
  • Walhalla
  • Welcome
  • West Anderson
  • West Union
  • Westminster
  • Williamston

Established: 1966