Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, & The Surrounding SC Lowcountry
Apr 16, 2015
Maybe you have only visited the beaches at Coligny during a vacation. Or maybe you skip down a path of Palmetto Dunes to the grand beaches there. You may not realize all Hilton Head Beaches are public. It’s only the access to the beaches that may be private. But Hilton Head has created a number of great beach access parks available to visitors and residents alike.
The Town of Hilton Head Island provides beach accesses at the following locations:
Parking & Facilities
There are 23 metered spaces at Alder Lane; 54 metered spaces at Folly Field and 13 metered spaces at Burkes Beach Road. The parking fee for metered spaces is a quarter for each fifteen minutes.
Additionally, there are 207 spaces at Driessen Beach Park for long term parking. The fee is a quarter for each thirty minutes during the week.
Parking spaces at Islanders Beach Park are always reserved for annual beach passes. Parking at Driessen Beach Parks for annual beach passes is reserved from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Parking is free at Fish Haul Park, Mitchelville Park and Coligny Beach Park. Handicap parking is available at no fee at all beach parks.
Designated Swimming Areas
Photo of Lifeguard on DutyOfficial swimming areas have been designated for the Alder, Coligny, Driessen, Folly Field, and Islanders beaches. The boundaries of these areas will be clearly marked on the beach and in the water.
During the beach season lifeguards are stationed in each of the designated swimming areas and other heavily populated beach areas for assistance and beach information. Please ask a lifeguard before entering the water if the yellow caution flag is flying.
For more information and maps on the areas Beach Parks, click here.
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