Edisto Beach  Hero Image

Edisto Beach

Edisto Beach  Image
Park Logo

PARK ADVISORY

Attention: Starting Monday, 5/16/2022, road paving will be occurring on SC HWY 174 towards the beachfront entrance for the park. The paving project should be complete by Friday, 5/20. Please expect delays and controlled traffic flow as you try to access the day-use area and beachfront campground area of the park.


Plot Twist Charters has partnered with Edisto Beach State Park to provide boat tours & services this up coming season. Tours range from Dolphin, Sunset, Island Excursions, Eco/Historical and include water taxi service. Please visit their website for details and bookings.


Clock Logo

HOURS

7 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily (extended to 8 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time)

OFFICE

M-F 9am-5pm

Admission Logo

ADMISSION

$8/adult; $5 SC seniors; $4/ child age 6-15; Free for children 5 and younger.

Pets Logo

PETS

Pets are not allowed in the cabins or the cabin areas. Pets are allowed in most other outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.

Edisto Beach State Park  Has Wifi

Wifi Available

Edisto Beach State Park

Coast

Things To Do

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

  • Fishing: Yes
  • Saltwater Fishing: Yes
  • 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.

  • Boating: Yes
  • Boat Ramp: Yes
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Park Store/Gift Shop: A small retail area is located in the Ranger Station and includes tshirts, caps and limited gift items.

  • Picnic Shelters: Yes
  • 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
  • Birding: 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.

  • Hiking: Yes

SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCES ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Use #SCStateParks and your content could be featured here! You can also upload your photos for us to use across South Carolina State Parks' Marketing by using the Public Uploader and agreeing to the Terms & Conditions.