Edisto Beach State Park
8377 State Cabin RD | Edisto Island, SC 29438 | Phone: 843-869-2156 | Fax: 843-869-4428 | edistobeach@scprt.com
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SPECIAL ALERT:  Due to the effects of Hurricane Matthew, Edisto Beach State Park is closed until further notice.  
All reservations in the beachfront campground are cancelled and refunded through December 2016.  All reservations in the cabins and Live Oak campground are cancelled and refunded through November 17, 2016.
 If you have pending reservations and need more information, please contact our call center at 1-866-345-PARK (7275) for assistance. Please be patient as we are expecting higher than normal call volume during this period.  Click here for updated information.

We are continually assessing damages from Hurricane Matthew and will post more information as it becomes available to our website and social media channels.  Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

TRAIL CLOSURES: Sections of the Spanish Mound Trail are closed due to recent flood damage. If you would like more information about the Trails please contact the Ranger Station at 843-869-2156.

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Our Ultimate Outsider stamp can be found in various places throughout the park. These include: the Environmental Learning Center, Ranger Station, Welcome Station at the beachfront entrance, beachfront administrative office and the park kiosk found between the parking area and restrooms in the picnic area. 
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Rich in Native American history, Edisto Beach on Edisto Island is one of four oceanfront state parks in South Carolina.

Edisto Beach State Park features trails for hiking and biking that provide a wonderful tour of the park. The park’s environmental education center is a “green” building with exhibits that highlight the natural history of Edisto Island and the surrounding ACE Basin.

For overnight accommodations, furnished cabins sit nestled in the woods, and campsites can be found along the Edisto Island oceanfront or in the shaded maritime forest.

Want to explore other South Carolina parks? Find more beach fun at Huntington Beach State Park or enjoy some of the finest kayaking in South Carolina at Goodale State Park.


  • Admission : $5/adult; $3.25 SC seniors; $3/ child age 6-15; Free for children 5 and younger.
  • Days and Hours of Operation : 8am-6pm, daily (extended during Daylight Savings Time )
  • Office Hours : M-F 9am-5pm


  • Pets : Pets are not allowed in the cabins or the cabin areas. Pets are allowed in most other outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.