Become a Member

SPACE is a non-profit, charitable membership organization and is funded through membership dues and gifts, grants, and other private sources.


Membership Level Fee
Oak Society $5000
Sycamore Society $2500
Cottonwood Society $1000
River Birch Society $500
Dogwood Society $250
Maple Society $100
Family Membership $50
Individual Membership $35


Here are just a few of the benefits that you are eligible for as a supporter of the Spartanburg Area Conservancy:

  • The first and most important benefit is knowing that your contribution will help preserve a very special part of Spartanburg County.
  • Contributions to SPACE are fully tax deductible as allowed by law.
  • Members will receive advance notification of all SPACE activities and programs.
  • All members will receive invitations to SPACE’s annual events.



Check donations can be made out to The Spartanburg Area Conservancy and mailed to:

The Spartanburg Area Conservancy
100 E. Main Street Suite 7B
Spartanburg, SC 29306

Please specify your donation support level.

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Why conserve land?

Why conserve land?

Our natural places and working lands are part of our character as a community. Through thoughtful conservation, we can keep Spartanburg wild while continuing to grow and thrive. Learn more about how SPACE works.

Take a hike, Spartanburg!

Take a hike, Spartanburg!

Cottonwood Trail

The Edwin M. Griffin Preserve (home of the beloved Cottonwood Trail) covers 110-acres around a 1.5 mile stretch of Lawson’s Fork Creek and several feeder streams. With over 5 miles of natural surface nature trails and Wildflower Way (1 mile of newly constructed ADA-accessible paved trail).

Glendale Shoals Preserve

Located at the old Glendale Mill on Lawson’s Fork Creek.

Upper Chinquapin Greenway

Located on the headwaters of the Chinquapin Creek across from the Milliken Research Center.

Building Community

Building Community

We envision a Spartanburg community with natural resources and open spaces that are shared and enjoyed by people and wildlife today and for generations to come.

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Conserving Land

Conserving Land

We work with private landowners and partner agencies to conserve land through voluntary conservation easements and currently protect over 5,000 acres in our community.

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Providing Access

Providing Access

We work to provide access to green spaces for both people and wildlife. Our protected properties include watershed protection, wetlands, farms, forests, geological formations, and natural habitats.

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