charleston sea islands


Whatever You Do, Let the Salt Air and Maritime Forests Lead The Way

Greet the day with a trail hike at sunrise. Look for bald eagles and spoonbills, bottlenose dolphins and white-tailed deer. Lounge riverside at the Spring House pools or workout, then relax in the sauna. Explore a delightful range of diversions at Kiawah River.

Spring House

Serving as the community’s gathering place, the Spring House is Kiawah River’s 9,000-square-foot swim and fitness center with a junior Olympic-sized family pool and an adult pool, a full-service kitchen and shaded bar with pool-side dining and programming that caters to a variety of preferences for health, fitness and recreation. In addition to its swimming pools and dining options, the ground floor features cabanas, a hot tub, an outdoor fireplace with lounge seating and a lower deck overlooking the Kiawah River while the second and third levels include men’s and women’s locker rooms with saunas and steam rooms and ample multi-purpose space for boutique fitness classes or intimate gatherings.

Kiawah River Farm

Welcome to Charleston’s first agrihood… a neighborhood that fosters farm-to-table living in a cooperative environment. Kiawah River Farm is a working farm partnership with local Johns Island farmers replete with goats, beef cattle, pigs, donkeys, chickens, bees, produce and flower fields. We strive to preserve the sea islands’ traditions and history, including its agricultural past.


Residents of Kiawah River are eligible to participate in Kiawah River Farm’s Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) program. The CSA offers a subscription to receive seasonal deliveries from the harvests of our community farmers.

community shared agriculture

The Goatery & Creamery

Step into a world of delightful interaction with our animal friends at the Goatery. Prepare to be greeted with affection by a lively group of goats and witness the collaboration of co-owners Danny Sillivant and Missy Farkouh in nurturing a thriving, humane farm. Immerse yourself in their story as you take a tour, consider joining a goat yoga class, or explore the Creamery’s tempting offerings. Visit the Goatery’s website for more information or booking.

THE goatery at kiawah river

The Riverfront Landing
& Boat Launch

Spend your days along the waterways at The Landing, Kiawah River’s community dock and boat ramp. Set off on a family fishing trip or drop a crab trap into the river. Meet friends at the end of the dock and cozy up to the fire at the Cowboy Cauldron at sunset.

The Outfitter &
Coastal Expeditions

As the premier nature and adventure hub at Kiawah River, The Outfitter at The Landing is your gateway to expert-led explorations in this pristine realm. Located in the heart of Jack Island Village, our outfitter, operated by Coastal Expeditions, will be your one-stop shop for gear, equipment and adventures at The Landing. Book tours of the water or the land via kayaks, canoes, bikes, powerboats and more, and shop the latest outdoor gear. A great asset for both residents who love the property and guests who are seeing it for the first time, we work with the most talented, qualified guides to make sure all who visit have a safe and exciting time.

Coastal Expeditions

Farmstead Park

Foster fun and community unity with your choice of ways to play, all at the heart of Kiawah River. Six pickleball courts, hard-surface tennis court, a multipurpose athletic field, and a Richter Spielgeräte designed children’s playground. Two enclosed dog parks add up to fun for the whole family.

Parks, Trails
& Community Gardens

Decades of land stewardship and meticulous planning provided a 20-mile network of nature trails connecting our parks and neighborhoods. Nestled along winding paths and adorned with cozy benches, each park reveals its own blend of tangible and intangible treasures.


Explore Oak Park’s inviting community tables, with grills and a cozy fireplace for oyster roasts and marshmallow s’mores. Wander through Jack Island Park, where benches beckon along winding nature trails encircling Jack Island Pond. Stroll the serene pathways of Old Friends Park, offering tranquil nature trails along the saltwater marsh and riverbend. At Sea Island Park, savor the outdoors while grilling at the picnic pavilion at sunset, or set off on adventures from the community kayak launch. The series of trails through maritime forests of live oaks and Spanish Moss meet marsh fields teeming with bird life, and glance along streams flowing to the river.

Kiawah River Trail Guide Jack Island Map