Kiawah Beachwalker Park

Located on the west end of Kiawah Island, Kiawah Beachwalker Park offers ocean frontage and a river view, along with the only public beach access on beautiful Kiawah Island. The park is operated through a cooperative agreement among Kiawah Development Partners, Charleston County Council, and the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission.

Park Amenities

  • Boardwalk and handicap-accessible ramp
  • Lifeguards
  • Beach chair and umbrella rentals
  • Dressing areas
  • Restrooms
  • Snack bar
  • Picnic area with grills (first-come, first-served)
  • Outdoor showers
  • Beach-accessible wheelchairs available

Dogs must be leashed at all times within Kiawah Beachwalker Park. The Town of Kiawah identifies specific regulations for areas outside of the park.

Park Hours & Fees

  1. Park Hours
  2. Parking & Rental Fees

Park Hours

  • January - April: 10 a.m. - Sunset 
  • May - Labor Day: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. 
  • September - December: 10 a.m. - Sunset

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day


10 a.m.-6 p.m.

  • Weekends only: May 1 – June 20 (including Memorial Day, May 31)
  • Daily: June 21 – August 14


  • Weekends only: May 23 – May 25 (Memorial Day)
  • Daily: May 30 – August 14
  • Weekends only: August 15 – September 27

Due to limited parking, visitors are encouraged to arrive early, carpool when possible, and expect delays entering the parking lot. Parking for buses, RVs, and/or campers is never guaranteed, even on weekdays.