Folly Beach County Park

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On the west end of the island, situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Folly River, beachgoers will find Folly Beach County Park. Lifeguards are on duty seasonally along a beautiful beachfront designated swimming area. Skimmer Flats, a major Eastern Brown Pelican rookery, is visible at the west end of the park. Dogs are not permitted on the beach from 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. from May 1 through September 30. At all other times the dog must be on a leash.


  • Boardwalk and handicap-accessible ramp
  • Restrooms
  • Dressing areas
  • Drink vending
  • Picnic area 

View the schedule for the following seasonal amenities:

  • Lifeguards
  • Snack bar
  • Beach chair and umbrella rentals
  • Outdoor showers
  • Beach-accessible wheelchairs

Photo ID is required for beach chair/umbrella and wheelchair rentals. Please call 843-762-9964 to check availability.