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

Things To Do


  • Fishing Information : Enjoy surf fishing or fishing in the salt marsh for flounder, whiting, spot tail and other species.


  • Boating and Boat Access : A boat ramp and courtesy dock is located on the western boundary of the park which offers guest access to Big Bay Creek.


  • Picnic Area and Shelters : Two picnic shelters are available on a first-come, first-served basis for family or other group gatherings at no charge.

  • Wireless Internet Access : Complimentary wi-fi is available for park guests near the office area and in the wi-fi room located adjacent to the office. The wi-fi room includes a sitting area and restroom.

  • Playground Equipment : Yes
  • Park Store/Gift Shop : A small retail area is located in the park office and includes tshirts, caps and limited gift items.

  • Picnic Shelters : Yes
  • Playground : A playground is located in the beach campground for campers only.

  • Swimming : Swimming is permitted in the Atlantic Ocean at your own risk. There are no lifeguards on duty.

  • Bird Watching : The best area for bird watching is along the trails in the park. Water fowl can also be spotted along the beach or marsh areas.

  • Geocaching : Geocaching is permitted. Several geocaches are located on the park. For more information visit the official geocaching website.

  • Biking : Yes


  • Interpretive Trails : A series of short, mostly level trails wind through Edisto Island’s maritime forest of live oak, hanging Spanish moss, and palmetto trees. During your walk you may see white-tailed deer, osprey, or alligators, and may even catch a glimpse of the wary bobcats.

    Follow the Spanish Mount trail to the wetland area along Scott’s Creek and visit the second oldest Native American pottery site in South Carolina, Spanish Mount, a large shell mound dated to around 2,000 B.C. Remember to stay off the mound and leave the artifacts as you found them.