Folly Beach County Park

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 accessible ramps
  • Lifeguards (seasonal)
  • Beach chair, umbrella and boogie board rentals
  • Dressing areas
  • Restrooms
  • Outdoor showers (no soap or shampoo allowed)
  • Picnic area (first-come, first-served)
  • Seasonal snack bar (seasonal)

Pets must be leashed at all times. No pets are allowed on the beach during the hours of 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. from May 1 - September 30. See the City of Folly Beach regulations for more details.  

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

Gate closes to incoming traffic 30 minutes before park closes.

Lifeguard Schedule

Seasonal Lifeguards: Currently Not on Duty

Snack Bar Schedule

  • Open seasonally starting April 1. Hours may vary. Please call our park office for more information regarding dates and hours of operation.

Chair/Umbrella/Boogie Board Rentals

  • Available daily