Everything You Need to Know About Folly Beach County Park

Not only is the beauty of the Charleston coast unparalleled, there are also countless things to do here. Take in the beauty of our oceanfront towns when you spend the day at Folly Beach County Park. Located on the west end of the island, you’ll want to come back to this beautiful beach day after day.

About Folly Beach County Park

Directions to Folly Beach County Park 

Folly Beach County Park has everything you need for a day of fun in the sun! The park spans for more than 4,000 feet along the ocean and 2,000 feet along the Folly River. Set up along the shore to spend the day at the beach or opt to discover a sandbar by the river. With amenities like picnic tables, showers, restrooms, and more, you’ll love coming to this beach during your vacation. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What can the kids do?    

The amenities at Folly Beach County Park will keep the kids entertained all day long! The kids’ day is planned with a snack bar (open daily until 6 p.m. until Labor Day), public beach access, a picnic area, and even boogie board rentals! All parents must bring is themselves and the kids!   


Pets, including dogs, are not permitted on the beach from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. However, Fido can get some beach time in the morning and evening! Park visitors are welcome to bring dogs and watch the sunrise or enjoy the sunset! Bring a leash with you, and get excited to explore.   

Folly Beach County Park Path   

Strolling along the beautiful sandy beach is always a relaxing pastime. While at the park, visit the 1.1-mile Folly Beach County Park Path. This is a leisurely path and offers beach views and plenty of sunshine. Start your day with a walk on the path, or watch a beautiful sunset before heading to your night adventures!   

How much does it cost to park on Folly Beach?

Parking on Folly Beach varies depending on the season. Here are the current rates:

  • January & February: $5
  • March & April: $10
  • May-Labor Day: $15 Monday-Friday and $20 Saturday-Sunday & holidays 
  • September & October: $10
  • November & December: $5

Local tip: If you’re planning on visiting a lot of parks during your stay with Charleston Coast Vacations or coming back multiple times in one year, consider a Gold Pass. The pass costs $85 and gets you into all of our county parks for the year! 

Start Planning Your Vacation Today


Are you ready to experience the beauty of Folly Beach County Park? Calming waves, soft sands, and gorgeous marshes come together to create this slice of Lowcountry paradise. We have vacation rentals available all over the Charleston coast, including Folly Beach! Wake up each morning just moments away from the shore. Browse our Folly Beach properties to start planning your getaway today. 

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