Isle of Palms County Park Rules

The Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission has Agency Rules and Regulations (PDF) that establish uniform procedures for the administration of activities within all parks and facilities. In addition to the established agency rules, the rules set forth below also govern Isle of Palms County Park.  

  • Obey lifeguards at all times. 
  • Swim in designated areas only. 
  • Parents should remain with children at all times. 
  • Boats, surfboards, and motorized watercraft are not permitted in designated swimming areas. 
  • Fishing is not allowed in designated swimming areas. 
  • Pets must be kept on a leash, cleaned up after, and under control at all times. 
  • Use designated crossovers. Trespassing on dunes is prohibited by law and subject to fines. 
  • Motorized vehicles permitted on designated roadways only. 
  • Fires allowed only in approved cooking grills. 
  • Removal or disturbance of natural resources or wildlife is prohibited. 
  • No refunds or rain checks. 
  • No alcohol is permitted. 
  • Firearms, fireworks, and other dangerous projectiles are prohibited.
  • Swimming and the use of showers will not be permitted during periods of inclement weather. 
  • Activities involving sales or solicitation require the permission of park management. 
  • Please walk your bicycles on boardwalks and ramps. 
  • Smoking is not allowed within the playground area.

We urge you to stay near your children and watch them carefully. There is always a danger of rip currents and hazardous water conditions. Watch for hidden deep spots which can be caused by wave action. There is also a possibility of bites or stings from certain species of marine life.