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Boat Landing on Edisto Island Opens New Fishing Pier

[EDISTO ISLAND] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is set to open a new fishing pier at the Steamboat Public Boat Landing on Edisto Island. Located on Steamboat Creek, the structure replaces a wooden pier that had been closed for a year. 

The new fishing pier at Steamboat Public Boat Landing features sustainable aluminum decking, wood composite railings, concrete pilings, and is now ADA-compliant, allowing for anglers in wheelchairs. The pier stretches into 22-foot deep waters on Steamboat Creek.

The pier’s replacement was made possible by the Shore-Based Saltwater Fishing Access Grant from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Grant funds were made possible through the sale of saltwater fishing licenses.

CCPRC will host a grand-reopening ceremony for the Steamboat Public Boat Landing Fishing Pier on Friday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m.

Steamboat Public Boat Landing is located at Steamboat Landing Road on Edisto Island, coordinates: 32º36’08.34” N / 80º17’ 34.88”W. Free for public use, the boat landing is one of 19 in the Charleston area managed by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission. For more information on Steamboat Public Boat Landing, call CCPRC at (843) 795-4386 or 762-2172.

Image of the Fishing Pier at Steamboat Landing