Isle of Palms County Park Guidelines

  • Obey lifeguards at all times. 
  • Swim in designated areas only. 
  • Parents should remain with children at all times. 
  • Boats, surfboards, and motorized watercraft are not permitted in designated swimming areas. 
  • Fishing is not allowed in designated swimming areas. 
  • Pets must be kept on a leash, cleaned up after, and under control at all times. 
  • Use designated crossovers. Trespassing on dunes is prohibited by law and subject to fines. 
  • Motorized vehicles permitted on designated roadways only. 
  • Fires allowed only in approved cooking grills. 
  • Removal or disturbance of natural resources or wildlife is prohibited. 
  • No refunds or rain checks. 
  • No alcohol is permitted. 
  • Firearms, fireworks, and other dangerous projectiles are prohibited. Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission does recognize a valid South Carolina Concealed Weapons Permit.
  • Swimming and the use of showers will not be permitted during periods of inclement weather. 
  • Activities involving sales or solicitation require the permission of park management. 
  • Please walk your bicycles on boardwalks and ramps. 
  • Smoking is not allowed within the playground area.

We urge you to stay near your children and watch them carefully. There is always a danger of rip currents and hazardous water conditions. Watch for hidden deep spots which can be caused by wave action. There is also a possibility of bites or stings from certain species of marine life.

We reserve the right to use photos or videos taken of visitors while they are at Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission facilities or events for publicity purposes. Please lock your vehicle, and remove valuables from view. Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission is not responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen property. Park fees, operating schedules, and hours are subject to change without notice.