Kiawah Island's Best Parks

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Kiawah Island is quickly becoming one of Charleston’s top destinations. ¬†While there are plenty of restaurants and golf courses it’s also home to beautiful parks.

Heron Park Nature Center

The heron park nature center is open all days from 8:30 am. The park is located at the center of Kiawah Island. It provides visit with programs detailed with information on nature.

Reservations are made for tours and the programs. It features birding, alligator and butterfly walks among many more. There are exhibits, displays and information of the environment and the surroundings that make up the Kiawah Island.

Address & Directions

4000 Sea Forest Dr,
Kiawah Island, SC 29455
843-768-6001

Beachwalker Park

The Beachwalker Park is located at the west of Kiawah Island. It features an ocean frontage, boardwalk and a view of River Kiawah. It is the only park with beach access on Kiawah Island.

The park consists of a picnic area, a bar, beach access, rentals, showers among the amenities it has. The Beachwalker Park is in between River Bohicket and the ocean.

Address & Directions

8 Beachwalker DR, Kiawah Island.
South Carolina,29455
Phone contact;
(843) 762-9964

Folly beach County Park

The folly beach county park is located at the west of Kiawah Island. It is in between River Folly and the Atlantic Ocean. There is a beachfront swimming area with seasonal lifeguards. The park advises visitors to arrive early or to carpool due to limited parking space. There can be delays when entering the park due to the issue of limited space.

Address & Directions

1100 W Ashley Ave, Folly Beach.
South Carolina, 29439,
Phone contact;
+1 843-696-2217

James Island County Park

The James Island invites all families to come and experience the natural beauty as they have fun at the park. There is a fountain that is opened seasonally, you will get to do fishing, crabbing, and biking, skating, picnic and there is a dog park. It has vacation cottages, the tallest climbing wall in South Carolina, GLF course and a sandy volleyball court. The park also has shelters, meeting and reception facilities that are rented.

Address & Directions

871 Riverland Dr, Charleston.
South Carolina, 29412
843-406-6990

Botany Bay

It is a 4,600-acre piece of land that has a beachfront. It is located south of Charleston City. It features pine hardwood forests, agricultural farms, and a beachfront. There are wildlife species at the park like the sea turtles, songbirds among other creatures because of the sea island that is not disturbed providing a good habitat for the sea creatures. You can get to drive as you self tour along the botany pay park. All are welcome.

Address & Directions

1066 Botany Bay Rd, Edisto Island.
South Carolina, 29438
843-869-2713

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