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2019 Race the Landing 5K Series

Before there was a bridge, there was the landing.

Before Conde Nast chose Charleston as our nation’s best city, the settlers thought it was pretty perfect, too.

This season, you’re invited to the 8th Race The Landing 5K race series, where the original settlers of Charles Towne made

24 Apr

August Animal Forest Volunteer Newsletter

AF Volunteer Newsletter – August 2018

27 Aug

Charles Towne Landing’s River Otters Are Participating in a Cognitive Research!

The river otters at Charles Towne Landing’s Animal Forest are participating in cognitive research this summer. Dr. Parrish (Psychology professor) and Shona Sulzbach (senior Psychology major) of The Citadel are assessing otter numerical cognition abilities. The otters are presented with two quantities of food to

14 Jul

A Wish List For the Animal Forest

If you plan to visit The Landing soon or if you are participating in the Race the Landing series  – please feel free to bring one of the below items for our friends in the Animal Forest.

Food needs:


Assorted Nuts (no flavors and unsalted)


Cleaning & supply needs:


Clorox Wipes


12 Jun

Read to the HOG program at Charles Towne Landing

Reading is “hogs” of fun, especially with Madame Mazell, the Animal Forest’s resident hog! Children are invited to come out to Charles Towne Landing and practice their reading skills in a fun atmosphere! This program is free with park admission, but registration is required. Call (843) 573-8517 to register your child for this unique literacy experience. Reading sessions are offered Tuesdays at the Domestic

5 May

Cannon Maintenance-Who Knew?

One of the most popular programs we do is the cannon firing at Charles Towne Landing.  If you have ever experienced it, you will not forget it!  The ground shakes and sound is unmistakable!  The staff at CTL are repairing the cannon carriage platforms, which, as

16 Apr

The Friends of Charles Towne Landing are pleased to announce the 7th Annual Race the Landing 5k Series.

The 5K Series, our flagship summer fundraising event, continues to support a variety of community and educational programs that help carry-on the significant history of Charles Towne Landing.

As we lead into this year, we are excited to announce WOW! internet, cable & phone as our title

11 Apr

March 2018 Updates

The Animal Forest will be adding two more bison to the exhibit in April. The yearlings are female and should transition into the current herd easily.


The elk dropped his antlers, and has been reunited with the bison herd.


The Animal Forest’s annual event, Enrichment Day was a success despite

31 Mar

Charles Towne Landing Otter Pond

What you see here is a photo of the new UV/Ozone system at the otter habitat.  This is new technology that replaced old technology.  This single unit replaced the outdated system that consisted of a 30 gallon tank, two wall units, and a controller.  The new unit

13 Mar

Reason to smile! Week of Jan 22 – Jan 28th


The yellow crown night heron is back home in the shorebird aviary! After a successful surgery, the bird received lot’s of TLC from Dr. Todd Heldreth and Susan Bogart. Because of their constant care, she not only recovered, but thrived in small quarantine. After being released back into the habitat, she can be seen

3 Mar