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In addition to boat landing rules, please follow all South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Boating Regulations and the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission Rules & Regulations that govern all parks, facilities, and activities.
If a structural or maintenance-related issue arises that warrants attention, please call 843-795-BOAT (2628) or email Park & Program Services.
When choosing a boat landing, please be aware that the following boat landings generally have the highest traffic volume, especially on weekends and holidays:
The following boat landings are not used as frequently as those listed above:
America's Waterway Watch, a combined effort of the Coast Guard and its Reserve and Auxiliary components, enlists the active participation of those who live, work, or play around America's waterfront areas.To report suspicious activity, please call the National Response Center at 877-249-2824. If there is immediate danger to life or property, Call 9-1-1, or call the Coast Guard on Marine Channel 16.
Don't forget that the Cooper River Marina ships' store is there for all of your boating needs, clean restrooms, and cold beverages. Conveniently located two miles north of the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge and 15 minutes from historic downtown Charleston, the Cooper River Marina is a great facility for recreational and transient boaters.
If you or your group are interested in helping to keep clean the "doorways to our waterways," please consider adopting a boat landing. By adopting a landing and helping us keep it clean, you will be protecting families and wildlife, not only near the boat landing, but throughout the area’s marshes and beaches. Apart from the satisfaction of knowing you are protecting families, sea turtles, dolphins, seabirds, and others by making your landing clean and safe, your group will complete a worthwhile project as a team in a beautiful location. Your stewardship efforts will be recognized on a sign at the landing and on our website.
In an effort to keep the boat landings clean and safe for both humans and wildlife, we encourage a pack it in, pack it out program that to reduce impacts during their visit by remembering that what is brought to the boat landing should be removed from the boat landing at the end of each visit. Pack it in, pack it out is part of the Seven Principles of the Leave No Trace program. The principles provide guidance to enjoy our natural world in a sustainable way that avoids human-created impacts.