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Folly Beach County Park

Folly Beach County Park

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Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Folly River, Folly Beach County Park offers over 2,500 feet of ocean frontage and 200 feet along the river. Lifeguards are on duty seasonally along a 600-foot beachfront designated swimming area. Skimmer Flats, an important brown pelican rookery, is visible at the park’s west end. 


1100 W. Ashley Ave.
Folly Beach, SC 29439


  • Dressing areas
  • Outdoor showers (no soap or shampoo allowed)
  • Restrooms
  • Boardwalk and accessible ramps
  • Picnic area (first-come, first-served)
  • Snack bar (seasonal)
  • Beach chair, umbrella, and wheelchair rentals 
  • Lifeguards

Park Hours

Daily, 8 a.m.-sunset 

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day


There is a parking fee per vehicle that varies seasonally and whether it’s a holiday weekend. Admission is free for walk-ins and bicyclists. Due to limited parking, visitors are encouraged to arrive early, carpool when possible, and expect delays when entering the park. 

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