Hunt for shells, get a close up view of Morris Island Lighthouse, enjoy a dolphin encounter or just sit back and sail the Edge. Taking to the water will ensure you and your family have an unforgettable time here in Folly Beach!

The Folly Beach Pier is 24 feet wide and extends more than 1,045 feet into the Atlantic Ocean, making it the ideal place for fishing, walking, bird and dolphin watching or just taking in the "Edge of America". .




Why not learn to surf? Folly Beach is the top spot for surfing on the east coast, with the "Washout" home to the best waves. Learn where to get surf lessons, find monthly Folly Beach tide charts, surf shops, surf photos and more.

The very best golf can be played just minutes from Folly. Review our guide to find the right course for you, or play them all if you have time!



Want a bird's eye view of Folly, James Island and Charleston? There is no better way than flying high over Folly Beach.


Conveniences like shelters, tables, grills, restrooms, changing areas and showers make picnicking at Folly Beach County Park one of our favorite things to do.