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Things to Do in Clemson

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From extraordinary hues at the South Carolina Botanical Garden and nearby hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains to football games at the storied Memorial Stadium, there’s an array of things to do in Clemson, South Carolina. We invite you to set out and discover what makes Tiger Town so special.

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Memorial Stadium

1 Avenue of Champions, Clemson, SC

Memorial Stadium - home of the legendary Clemson Tigers and affectionately referred to as Death Valley - has been at the center of all the guts and glory of college football since it was first opened in 1942.

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South Carolina Botanical Garden

150 Discovery Ln, Clemson, SC

Offering a diversity of nature trails, streams, natural landscapes, and manicured display gardens, the South Carolina Botanical Gardens are a must-see for visitors of all ages who love the great outdoors.

the golf course with a small lake

Clemson University Walker Golf Course

210 Madren Center Dr, Clemson, SC

Located on the Clemson University Campus, this 18-hole championship golf course is designed to accommodate golfers of all skill levels. The last five holes run along the shores of Hartwell Lake and offer the most spectacular finishing holes in South Carolina.

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Brooks Center for the Performing Arts

141 Jersey Ln, Clemson, SC

Home of the performing arts at Clemson University, this state-of-the-art theater receives great reviews, showcasing a multitude of nationally and internationally acclaimed dance companies, theatre troupes, and musical ensembles.

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Tillman Hall

101 Gantt Circle, Clemson, SC

Tillman Hall is arguably the most well-known building on Clemson University’s campus. Built originally in 1891, this classic landmark is home to the College of Education, the Tillman Auditorium, and the iconic clock tower that overlooks Clemson.

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Clemson Area Hiking & Biking Trails

Take in the sights and sounds of nature while venturing along one of the area’s many trails. The rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains offer trails to suit hikers and bikers of all levels, and some even include waterfalls.

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Abernathy Waterfront Park

207 Keowee Trail, Clemson, SC

A linear lakefront park stretching for a half mile off College Avenue, visitors can visit Abernathy Waterfront Park to enjoy a scenic stroll through natural spaces along the boardwalk or make use of the park’s direct lake access.

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Lake Hartwell State Park

19138 SC-11, Fair Play, SC

Popular with anglers across the state, Lake Hartwell features lake houses, docks, boating, and exciting recreation like water skiing. Beyond that, the park offers a short nature trail, picnic areas, a playground, and a basketball court.

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Cross Creek Golf Club

130 Club Dr, Seneca, SC

Designed with great attention by P.B. Dye, this golf course features 18 holes of championship golf. At approximately 7,000 yards, the visually striking course stretches along the Blue Ridge Mountains foothills.

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Legends Golf Center

6902 US-76, Pendleton, SC

Located across from Boscobel Golf & Country Club, this 14-acre range is open to golfers of all ages and experience levels who are looking to practice their swing, sharpen skills, or spend a relaxing day at the range.

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Boscobel Golf & Country Club

1221 Summers Dr, Pendleton, SC

Featuring well-groomed greens and fairways between towering pine trees and oaks, Boscobel Golf & Country Club is one of the best-conditioned courses in the Upstate, offering a tough but fair test for all levels of golfer.

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As a Proud Partner of Clemson Athletics, we know that school pride and community are in lockstep in Clemson, a city that wins high praise for its positive “town and gown” relationship. We invite you to take a few minutes to explore beyond the university campus. We’re located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, right on the shores of Lake Hartwell.

Clemson University
Walker Golf Course

Located on the Clemson University Campus, this 18-hole championship golf course is designed to accommodate golfers of all skill levels. The last five holes run along the shores of Hartwell Lake and offer the most spectacular finishing holes in South Carolina.

Tillman Hall

Tillman Hall is arguably the most well-known building on Clemson University’s campus. Built originally in 1891, this classic landmark is home to the College of Education, the Tillman Auditorium, and the iconic clock tower that overlooks Clemson.

Memorial Stadium

Known as "Death Valley," Frank Howard Field at Clemson Memorial Stadium is home to the Clemson Tigers football team.

Brooks
Center For The Performing Arts

Home of the performing arts at Clemson University, this state-of-the-art theater receives great reviews, showcasing a multitude of nationally and internationally acclaimed dance companies, theatre troupes, and musical ensembles.

South Carolina
Botanical Garden

Offering a diversity of nature trails, streams, natural landscapes, and manicured display gardens, the South Carolina Botanical Gardens are a must-see for visitors of all ages who love the great outdoors.

Littlejohn Coliseum

The Littlejohn Coliseum is a 9,000-seat multi-purpose arena and home to the Clemson University Tigers men's and women's basketball teams. It hosts more than 150 events per year including concerts, trade shows, galas, and sporting events.