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Morris Island Lighthouse

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Address: Morris Island, Charleston, SC
Phone Number: 8432704464
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2-Hour Salt Marsh Cruise from Folly Beach
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Hot day beginning, but a cool destination

I parked in the limited parking area just before the 1/2 mile paved entrance to the beach. The lighthouse can only be seen up close by boat as it sets on a sand bar island. Easily... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
James H
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Titusville
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Bessemer, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

do It late in the afternoon loved the walk on the beach seen a dozen or so Dolphins in the cove that was very nice

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Titusville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I parked in the limited parking area just before the 1/2 mile paved entrance to the beach. The lighthouse can only be seen up close by boat as it sets on a sand bar island. Easily seen from shore. Nice beach where folks picnic. Driftwood and small marsh behind the beach where birds abound. Safe area for wading, but a... More 

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Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love lighthouses and so this was a must tour to take for me. Apart from me there was a large family with several adults and children on the tour and we were placed in two boats. The kids were equipped with life jackets for their safety. The two captains were knowledgable and fun to do the tour with. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beach to walk with the best views. Loved the nature over the house in the back. Many signs warning against swimming because of rip currents.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was worth the walk down to the end. We got to see dolphins playing. It's just a shame that the land is slow dissolving into the ocean and the light house is no longer manned. Small secluded beach area.

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Thank Connie F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't really get to the lighthouse, as Morris Island really is an island off Folly Beach, but still a nice walk down the beach to see. Lots of nature to observe on the 5-7 walk from your car as well.

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Fox River Grove, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice short hike (0.5 mi) on a wide path (or you can take the beach route) to get to the best viewing point of the lighthouse. Worth the time to take a look and snap a few pictures.

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Eastern, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We parked at the end of Ashley Dr as recommended. There are limited spaces. The walk to the end of the island is not bad. I recommend going early or late to avoid the heat and taking the beach so you will have a breeze. It is probably the best view you'll get without a boat. The end of the... More 

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Lexington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful lighthouse and has so much history behind it. Worth taking a trip to the tip of Folly Beach or an adventure to the island itself from one of the many boat tours.

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice beach area to walk and take pictures of the lighthouse. We went early, so parking wouldn't be an issue and to get some of the cool morning light from the sun rising. We did not expect a dolphin to be right by shore where we were walking!

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