SPACE promotes land conservation and protects Spartanburg's natural spaces through land trusts and conservation easements. Our protected properties encompass varied, unique features, including watershed protection, wetlands, historically significant land, farms, forests, geological formations, and habitat for numerous rare and/or threatened animals, birds, reptiles, wildflowers, trees, and other plant species.

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SPACE's properties include:

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.

Portraits on the Boardwalk

Portraits on the Boardwalk

Book your mini session on the newly restored Cottonwood Trail Boardwalk

$175 Boardwalk Mini Sessions • 30 minute shoot • 10-12 edited photos Book online through Honeybook April 1 - May 31. Proceeds benefit Spartanburg Area Conservancy


Take a hike, Spartanburg!

Take a hike, Spartanburg!

Cottonwood Trail

Covers a 1.5 mile stretch of Lawson’s Fork Creek and several feeder streams.

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.

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