ALERT – Cypress Gardens is currently closed until further notice due to flood damage.
We are extremely grateful for the outpouring of support for Cypress Gardens following the disastrous floods that caused so much damage to our beloved facilities. We do anticipate a number of new opportunities for volunteers in the very near future. If you are interested in volunteering, we ask that you please complete the online volunteer form. If you are a current volunteer, we ask that you complete the online form for current volunteers, as we have to schedule all volunteers while Cypress Gardens is a construction site.
You don’t have to travel far to experience the beauty and adventure of Berkeley County, South Carolina’s own Cypress Gardens! Beautiful Cypress Gardens has been a preferred group and family destination since 1931. Visitors from all over the country come to experience this unique and exciting attraction, which has been featured in numerous national magazines and popular television shows and motion pictures including The Notebook and The Patriot.
...Mindful that thousands of persons annually enjoy the beauty of Cypress Gardens...and desires of preserving, for future generation, this unique garden, created in 1927 by his father, the late Benjamin R. Kittredge, and which, with the years, has become an internationally celebrated attraction of South Carolina, has determined to give the same to The City Council of Charleston.
From the deed transferring Cypress Garden to the City of Charleston in 1963