Regions: Piedmont

South Carolina map highlighting the Piedmont region

Explore the 5 regions of South Carolina and find out what makes each of them unique.

Maps & Images


  • Web of Water-Piedmont
    Watch the video of the Web of Water adventure in the Piedmont and the man-made lakes on the Upper Saluda River.
  • RiverVenture-Catawba River
    Explore the Catawba River and how the river has shaped the land and our history.
  • Catawba Scenic River
    The Catawba River in York, Lancaster, and Chester Counties has red clay-colored waters with little human development.

Cities & Towns

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Spiderlily at Landsford Canal State Park in Chester and Lancaster Counties. This park, which features the remains of an early canal system, is known for its rocky shoals spider lilies. Image courtesy of flickr user Andy_Ciordia.


  • Natural State-Piedmont
    Meet artists who use materials found in nature in the Piedmont to make their art.
  • Piedmont Ecoregion
    Discover the ecosystems of the Piedmont and the challenges facing the habitats.


  • Piedmont Region
    Read a great overview of the Piedmont, including landforms, historical events, land use, and more!
  • The Fall Line
    Learn about cities along the Fall Line, where the upland region meets the coastal plain.