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Beachwalker County Park

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Address: Beachwalker Drive, Kiawah Island, SC 29455
Phone Number: 843-768-2395
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Great beach, but not dog friendly

We'd been taking our dog to Beachwalker for 5 years now every week during the summer months. She loves the beach, and Beachwalker is where she learned to swim. We'd taken each of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Goose Creek, SC
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Goose Creek, SC
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90 reviews 90 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We'd been taking our dog to Beachwalker for 5 years now every week during the summer months. She loves the beach, and Beachwalker is where she learned to swim. We'd taken each of our many foster dogs there too over the years, because many of them never had much experience with life outside of a kennel or the city. We'd... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We moved to Charleston several years ago and fell in love with the beach at Kiawah. We came every weekend with our dogs all season - even with thr parking headaches during peak months. When we choce to buy a home here, we chose a neighborhood close to Kiawah just for this reason. We found recently that the ordinances have... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We're residents. We used to bring our dogs to the beach here in order to play off-leash with other dogs in the dog designated area. As of this season, the beach is off limits to dogs except on leashes, which as we all know, means no fun for the dogs. So we're done with Kiaweh. It is a lovely beach... More 

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Washington, DC
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72 reviews 72 reviews
19 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is a great public beach and, perhaps because it was spring break and not summer, we had tons of parking. We rode our rental bikes up to this entrance one day too so it was quite convenient to access all of Kiawah's beaches. Sit up higher and away from the ocean for softer sand - remember, people ride bikes... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Pulling up to the entrance gate can be a bit ominous when you're the fourth or fifth car in the queue, but be assured that there is space for you on the beach. The $7 for parking daily or $70 for the annual Charleston County Parks permit seemed reasonable. The parking lot is relatively small which, in essence, keeps the... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Only $7.00 to park gives you nice bathrooms, showers, and easy access to a relatively open beach. This is my favorite beach to walk my dog. Leashes are required, but it is a great place to enjoy nature on a wide and open beach. Expect to see sea life, birds, and sand dunes. Love it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Best beach in Charleston sc loved it liked it alot and great place to see dolphins during low tide you have to walk a mile or so we're the river meets the ocean but worth it

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Cary, North Carolina
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Only $7 admission, great beach, decent services (showers and bathrooms), fun fishing. Great walk to the inlet - 1.5 miles one way. Prepare to see dolphins, great birds, etc.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This beach is amazing, has been rated on top 10 American beaches more than once! This is NOT a beach town, no hotels, t shirt shops, bars, etc...just a beautiful beach which is huge at low tide, dunes are beautiful. It is a county park so there are bathrooms, outside shower, and a small snack bar up by the parking... More 

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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Access to the beach from the parking area is through a service area with vending machines and toilets. Being there in off season there were no charges. You can bring your dog and let him run free if you dare do so. The beach is extensive and almost all yours in the off season. Careful of the protected areas and... More 

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