Palmetto Islands County Park Covered Shelters

Covered shelters are popular sites for outdoor celebrations and are available by reservation. Shelters come equipped with picnic tables, grills, ceiling fans, and electricity. With covered space and shade at a premium, our canopy tents also offer an additional location for your group to enjoy the park.
  1. Big Oak Shelter
  2. Sweet Gum Shelter
  3. Tall Pine Shelter
  4. Big Toy Tent
  5. Meadow Tent
  6. Party Tents

Exterior of the Big Oak Shelter at Palmetto Islands County Park


Located along a grassy meadow, the Big Oak shelter offers 1350 sq. feet, a New Temporary Covid-19 Capacity of 100 people, picnic tables, accessible restrooms, accessible water and electricity, brick fireplace, ceiling fans, charcoal grills, sand volleyball court, and horseshoe pit. There is also an adjoining enclosed meeting room equipped with full kitchen, air conditioning, and fireplace.

Rental Fee

  • $350, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. only

Rental Information

  • All attendees are required to wear a face mask when interacting with staff and when social distancing from other park visitors is not achievable 
  • All Special Event type equipment, such as Jump Castles, water slides, etc. are prohibited at this time.  
  • All rental equipment must be picked up immediately after your event

Check Availability & Reserve

  • Due to new Covid-19 rental guidelines, facility reservations can only be made by calling Park & Program Services at (843) 795-4386. Online reservations are unavailable at this time. Please note, new reduced capacity limits are currently in place for all rental facilities.

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