Riverbanks is a 170-acre Zoo & Botanical Garden featuring two distinct parks along the scenic Lower Saluda River. With more than 2,000 animals in natural habitat exhibits, each area of the Zoo offers a combination of animal exhibits, graphics, enrichment programs and special feedings to make your visit enjoyable, informative and fun for the whole family. Cross the bridge to 70 acres devoted to woodlands, gardens, historic ruins, plant collections and the Botanical Gardens visitor facility, a perfect venue for meetings and life’s special events. The Woodlands Walk features the ruins of an antebellum textile mill and a log cabin interpretive center. Any time of year, the Botanical Garden is an ideal place to refresh mind and spirit.