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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.


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HOURS

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

OFFICE

M-F 9am-5pm

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ADMISSION

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

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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.

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Trails

Click here to download the park trail map.

Bache Monument Trail 

Length: 0.2 miles 

Type: Hiking and Biking Trail 

Difficulty: Easy  

Description: This easy 0.2-mile trail takes you from the Environmental Learning Center to one of only two remaining Bache markers on Edisto Island. Winding along Big Bay Creek, you will find several informative waysides guiding you to this historic monument.  

Spanish Mount Trail

Length: 1.7 miles

Type: Hiking and Biking Trail 

Difficulty: Easy 

Description: One of the earliest Native American shell mound sites in South Carolina can be found at the western terminus of the Spanish Mount Trail.

Scott Creek Trail

Length: 0.7 miles
Type: Hiking and Biking Trail 
Difficulty: Easy 
Description: The Scott Creek Trail takes one through the maritime forest offering views of the marsh from three boardwalks. The Scott Creek Trail connects to the Spanish Mount Trail.

Big Bay Trail

Length: 0.4 miles
Type: Hiking and Biking Trail 
Difficulty: Easy 
Description: This short trail will take you from the Education Center through the boat ramp parking area to the Spanish Mount. 

Campground Trail

Length: 0.3 miles
Type: Hiking and Biking Trail 
Difficulty: Easy 
Description: This trail will take you from the campground to the Scott Creek Trail.

Forest Loop Trail

Length: 0.5 miles
Type: Hiking and Biking Trail 
Difficulty: Easy 
Description: This trail has a natural soft surface and takes visitors through the interior of the maritime forest. Edisto Island's maritime forest of live oak, hanging Spanish moss and palmetto trees can be easily seen along the quieter, more natural Forest Loop Trail.

Edisto Bike Trail

Length: 0.4 miles
Type: Hiking and Biking Trail 
Difficulty: Easy 
Description: This trail runs along the paved causeway leading to the beach area of the park and to the Town of Edisto. From the intersection of the Scott Creek Trail and the Edisto Bike Trail, it is an easy 0.4 miles to the beach. 

Explore the trails at Edisto Beach State Park with Ranger Terry in the video below:

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