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Isle of Palms County Park

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Address: 1st Street and 14th Avenue, Isle of Palms, SC 29451
Phone Number: 843-886-3863
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Best Beach in area

Best beach in area. Arrive early (9am) and get a meter for reasonable price. Public restroom with shower and changing area. Limited restaurants so plan accordingly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Carolyn C
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Orlando
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know if we just went on the wrong day!!! When we asked a local what to do about the flies he said "Leave!" It was an absolute shame because this is a full amenity county park with showers and bathrooms and a playground and picnic tables... there's even a wheelchair ramp!!! We set up our little tent for... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best beach in area. Arrive early (9am) and get a meter for reasonable price. Public restroom with shower and changing area. Limited restaurants so plan accordingly.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy access to Beach, Plenty of parking, Food Venders ...Beach Chairs and umbrella rentals ....life guards on duty. Great for everyone.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a Saturday just hanging out on the beach! They have showers and a place to purchase things like drinks, snacks, and things to do in the water! You pay for parking but it is well worth it!! Also, they have restrooms!

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Hackettstown, New Jersey
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

The minus - it closed at 7. For the harsh sunny days it too early, we would love to come after 6, when the hit is goes down. The rest is very good. There is a pier on the beach which gives a nice shade, so no necessity to bring or rent umbrella. No shells, easy and comfort access to... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

The Isle of Palm County Park provides great access to the beach. In the park-managed section of the beach there are life guards and public restrooms. Parking at the park is $10 on the weekends and $8 during the week.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Excellent park with great accommodations for people looking at a visit to the beach. They have changing rooms, Picnic tables (both covered and un-covered) with charcoal grills, restrooms, a volleyball court and showers. Everything is handicapped accessible, and it is a pet-friendly park with even a water-fountain just for them.

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Sugar Land
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252 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

If you aren't staying on the island at a place with beach access, try this area. Parking is near the beach entrance and all you have to do is carry your stuff to the beach. If you were staying in a condo, you'd have to do the same thing. Get there early as it does get crowded, especially north of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Nice public beach parking is $10 for all day. You can rent 2 chairs and umbrella for $25 all day, the only downside is you have to carry the chairs and umbrella's then the beach workers will set up the your umbrella when you get on the beach. There is a food truck on site not too expensive. It's a... More 

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Shenandoah, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

The parking lot is nicely laid out. Also the county park has restrooms as well as showers and lifeguards located at the beach. The restrooms, showers and changing rooms are located right off the beach for convenience.

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