Edisto Beach State Park
8377 State Cabin RD | Edisto Island, SC 29438 | Phone: 843-869-2756 | Fax: 843-869-4428 | edistobeach@scprt.com

Programs & Events

Join us for Sea Turtle Night Walks every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday night in June and July! Get more information here.

Rent a 
naturalist backpack and become a naturalist for a day at Edisto Beach!


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Beach Walk

  • July 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • July 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where can you find a shark's eye, a baby's ear, and a mermaid's purse? For these answers, join us on the beach as we search for these and other treasures...

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

What's on the Menu?

  • June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
....Not our animals! Join us as we feed the aquarium animals.

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

Life in the Shallows

  • July 21, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • July 28, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Experience our coastal critters up close! Come interact with our touch-tank animals while being guided by an interpreter.

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

Turtle Nest Inventory

  • July 12, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday, Friday
Join our interpretive staff as we inventory sea turtle nests that have hatched. In addition to viewing hatched and unhatched eggs, participants have a chance to witness live hatchlings make...

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

Fish Printing

  • July 22, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • July 29, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free with Park Passport !
Make a unique souvenir of your stay at Edisto with this ancient Japanese art form. Bring a clean t-shirt or we will provide paper.

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Walk

  • June 6, 2017 - July 31, 2017, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
The loggerhead sea turtle is a mysterious and beautiful visitor to our South Carolina coast. Our program explores the life cycle of the sea turtle, challenges to conservation, and how...

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

Turtle Tracks

  • July 25, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
One of the treasures of Edisto Beach State Park is our special "summer visitor"-the threatened loggerhead sea turtle. Learn about these fascinating reptiles that nest on our beaches and how...

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

What Will "A-Pier"

  • July 25, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Join us as we sample and look at the inhabitants of Big Bay Creek from our pier. We'll use plankton nets, fish traps, and crab pots to catch the creatures...

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

Turtle Talk

  • July 26, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Can you hold your breath for five hours? How tall do you measure up to a Leatherback Sea Turtle? Come discover the incredible world of South Carolina's turtles - from...

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

Ravenous Reptiles

  • June 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Free with Park Passport !
Come watch a special feeding of some of our reptile friends!

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park
At Nearby Parks...

If you're interested, click here to see Programs and Events at other state parks within approx. 30 square miles of Edisto Beach State Park between 7/21/2017 and 10/19/2017.