Folly Beach County Park

On the west end of the island, situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Folly River, beachgoers will find Folly Beach County Park. Skimmer Flats, a major Eastern Brown Pelican rookery, is visible at the west end of the park.

Park Amenities

  • Boardwalk and accessible ramps
  • Lifeguards
  • Beach chair and umbrella rentals
  • Dressing areas
  • Restrooms
  • Outdoor showers (no soap or shampoo allowed)
  • Picnic area (first-come, first-served)
  • Seasonal snack bar

Park Hours & Fees

  1. Park Hours & Amenities Schedule
  2. Parking & Rental Fees
  3. Event Calendar

Park Hours

  • 8 a.m. - Sunset
  • Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

Dogs are not allowed on the beach from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. from May 1 to September 30. At all other times they must be leashed and under control.


10 a.m.-6 p.m.

  • Weekends Only: August 12 - September 25 (including Labor Day, 9/5/22)

Snack Bar

  • March 19   May 30: Weekends only, hours may vary. Call our park office for additional details.
  • May 31 – Labor Day: Open daily until 6 p.m.
  • September 10 October 30: Weekends only, hours may vary. Call our park office for additional details. 

Chair/Umbrella/Boogie Board Rentals

  • Available daily

Photo ID is required for beach chair/umbrella and wheelchair rentals.