Park Passes

Play More. Pay Less.

Play more throughout the year at your Charleston County Parks with a wide variety of passes designed to fit your recreational needs. Choose the right pass for you and your family, and enjoy life’s simple pleasures for less!

  1. Charleston County Parks Memberships: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

    While your Charleston County Parks are currently closed for the protection of our visitors and staff, we want you to know we are pausing your membership. We made this temporary pause to your pass effective March 20, 2020. Read On...
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  1. Gold Pass
  2. Climbing Pass
  3. Individual Pass
  4. Pier Fishing Pass
  5. SK8 Pass
  6. Splash Pass
  7. Aquatic Center Pass

Gold Pass

Unwrap a full year of fun and adventure with a Gold Pass! Enjoy unlimited admission into many of your county parks. Spend the day at a variety of special events and take advantage of special park and program discounts in a monthly email sent only to Gold Pass holders!

Gold Pass holders are allowed admission of up to 15 people per vehicle unless otherwise specified.*

  • Caw Caw Interpretive Center
  • Folly Beach County Park
  • Folly Beach Pier
  • Isle of Palms County Park
  • James Island County Park
  • Johns Island County Park
  • Kiawah Beachwalker Park
  • Laurel Hill County Park
  • Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve
  • McLeod Plantation Historic Site (up to four visitors)
  • Meggett County Park
  • North Charleston Wannamaker County Park
  • Palmetto Islands County Park
  • Stono River County Park
  • Wannamaker North Trail
  • West County Aquatic Center (up to four visitors)
  • Harvest Festival
  • Holiday Festival of Lights (valid for one-time admission)
  • Latin American Festival
  • Lowcountry Cajun Festival
  • Pet Fest
  • Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series
  • Caw Caw Early Morning Bird Walks

*Gold Pass card must be presented to be scanned for admission; receipt of purchase is not valid for entry.

Passes purchased online will be processed and sent via USPS. Passes may also be purchased at park offices.

  • Purchase Gold Pass for $85, $70 for Charleston County residents, or $55 for Seniors 60+ plus tax
  • Purchase Community Bus Gold Pass for $100 plus tax (available to school groups, daycares, churches, and organizations bringing large buses - not available for commercial bus groups.)

Charleston County resident and Senior 60+ discount will appear in cart.

Charleston County residents contribute to the development of our county park system through property taxes, therefore a discounted rate is available to them.


South Carolina Aquarium Logo Opens in new windowGold Pass holders receive $15 off South Carolina Aquarium annual memberships. To receive your discount, show your Gold Pass at the South Carolina Aquarium Member Window or use promo code PARKGOLD. Not valid with any other discount. One coupon per person. Restrictions apply.