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A Reason to Smile

This week’s reason to smile is sure to make the zookeepers not only grin from ear to ear, but also breathe a sigh of relief. The skunks are FINALLY going out on exhibit! There are many reasons why this is a good thing, such as: providing

14 Feb

Charles Towne Landing Represented at the Volunteer Fair at the Senior Center on James Island

Friends of Charles Towne Landing Board members Lynn West and Pat Ezell along with several volunteers at Charles Towne Landing showcased Charles Town Landing at the Volunteer Fair held at the Lowcountry Senior Center on January 31, 2018. This event is designed to help local organizations

1 Feb

Save the Dates

Enrichment Day is scheduled for March 17th, 2018. The fun begins at 1:00! Hope to see you there!

Bear Awareness Week kicks off May 19th and ends, Saturday May 26th. There will be a camping education program on Saturday the 19th and Saturday the 26th, both programs are

30 Jan

New in the Zoo!

The Animal Forest welcomed four female bison from Lone Palm Ranch, located in Johnston, South Carolina this past year. They range in age from eight years old to one year! The calf still nurses from its mother, but is growing so fast! Upon birth, calves have orange-red

30 Jan

Snow in the Lowcountry

Snow in the Lowcountry!

The zoo fared well throughout the snowstorm, but due to being heavily shaded, the Animal Forest trails remained icy and unsafe for visitors, forcing the zoo to remain closed for nearly one week after the initial snowfall. The river otters seemed oblivious to

30 Jan

It’s Good to Have Great Friends

A reason to smile: A brand new refrigerator/freezer! Say goodbye to the old leaky fridge, and say hello to this beauty! A brand new Turbo Air refrigerator freezer combo purchased courtesy of the Friends of Charles Towne Landing with funds donated by Mrs. Betty White.  It’s good to

30 Jan

Read the 2016-2017 Annual Report

Friends President Gary Nichols presenting the Friends’ contribution to Park Manager Rob Powell.

The impact of Hurricane Irma on the Charleston area disrupted the

15 Oct

5K Race the Landing Series for 2017 is Off and Running

With two races already finished, the final three races are just around the corner: on June 1, June 8, and July 13, 2017. Over 250 finished each of the first two races, on May 4th and May 11th, and we expect even more runners and walkers to

30 May

Animal Forest Special Event

On March 11, the  Landing celebrated the addition of a two new habitats  to the Animal Forest: one is a large fenced-in  area

8 May

Annual Founders Day at the Landing

Come to the Landing on Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 10:00am to 5:00 pm, and celebrate the founding of Charles Towne at the Annual Founders Day.  See special demonstrations of period crafts as well as demonstrations of cannon and musket firings. Enjoy lunch and refreshments at

3 Apr