Picknicking & Parks

Folly Beach has several public parks, fishing piers, kids playgrounds, a tennis court, basketball court, skate park & the main County Park on the west side of the island delights with conveniences like rental shelters, tables, grills, restrooms, changing areas, showers, & seasonal lifeguards & make picnicking at Folly Beach County Park one of our favorite things to do.

 

Parks

Folly Beach County Park -  843-762-9960  - www.ccprc.com

On the west end of the island, situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Folly River, beach goers 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 10am and 6pm from May 1st through September 30th. At all other times, the dog must be on a leash. Parking Fees (Standard Vehicles): January & February: Free Parking March & April: $8 May - Labor Day: M-F $8, Sat & Sun $10 September & October: $8 November & December: Free Parking
Folly Beach Pier

Folly Beach Fishing Pier -  843-762-9516  - www.ccprc.com

Fishing, walking, birding, and the opportunity to enjoy breathtaking views of the "Edge of America" are just some of the possibilities at the Edwin S. Taylor Folly Beach Fishing Pier, where you can find some of the best saltwater fishing in the area. The pier is a breathtaking landmark that stretches 1,045 feet into the sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean. At 25-feet wide and 23-feet above sea level, the pier is the second longest on the east coast and offers not only spectacular views, but a variety of fishing tournaments, special events, and dining. Parking Fees (Standard Vehicles): January & February: $5 March & April: $8 May - Labor Day: M-F $10, Sat & Sun $15 September & October: $8 November & December: $5
Pirate Park Folly Beach

Pirate Cove Playground  -  www.follybeach.com

Pirates Cove Playground Built in 2007, this woodchip-lined play space has a tire swing, monkey bars, slides, tunnels, and murals, all illustrating Charleston’s ocean heritage and rich pirate history. Public tennis courts and half-sized basketball courts make up half of the park’s size. And a covered gazebo is an ideal picnic or party location. There is also a little free library on site. Tim Goodwin’s Pirates Cove Playground is located at 510 East Erie, adjacent to the big "FB" Water Tower. No dogs are allowed. Hours of Operation: 8 am until dusk

Wave Watch Playground

Wave Watch Playground

Wave Watch Playground With swings, slides, seesaw, and lots to climb and explore, both the big kids and little ones alike will enjoy this park! Bring a picnic and enjoy it in the gazebo after borrowing a book from the little free library. There is also a water bottle refill station here. Wave Watch Playground is located at West 5th Street and West Cooper Avenue. Hours of Operation: 8 am until dusk