Folly Beach County Park


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On the west end of the island, situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Folly River, beachgoers will find Folly Beach County Park. Skimmer Flats, a major Eastern Brown Pelican rookery, is visible at the west end of the park.

Park Amenities

  • Boardwalk and handicap-accessible ramps
  • Lifeguards
  • Beach chair and umbrella rentals
  • Dressing areas
  • Restrooms
  • Outdoor showers (no soap or shampoo allowed)
  • Picnic area (first-come, first-served)
  • Snack bar
  • Beach-accessible wheelchairs

Park Hours & Fees

  1. Park Hours & Amenities Schedule
  2. Parking & Rental Fees
  3. Event Calendar

Park Hours

  • 8 a.m. - Sunset
  • Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

Dogs are not allowed on the beach from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. from May 1 to September 30. At all other times they must be leashed and under control.


10 a.m.-6 p.m.

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

Snack Bar & Chair/Umbrella Rentals

  • Available daily

Photo ID is required for beach chair/umbrella and wheelchair rentals.