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Public Beaches at Folly Beach

Public beach access points can be found at the end of every block, meaning you and your pup can easily head to the beach for some fun in the sand and surf. Dogs are allowed on the beach throughout the year, however between May 1 and September 30, dogs are not permitted on the beach from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Dogs must be leashed while on the beach and pet waste must be picked up immediately.

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BringFido Guest Rating

Public Beaches at Folly Beach has received a rating of 3.5 out of 5 bones by 6 canine critics on BringFido.

  • Sandee
    Sep. 27, 2020
    Sweet Memories

    Our dogs loved this beach so much on our travels through the south!

  • Lindsey
    Mar. 9, 2019
    Wish There Were More Trash Cans

    Folly Beach is an absolute favorite for both my husband and I to vacation and we love taking our pup with us. I do, however, wish there were a few more trash cans along the beach. They are at some of the public beach access ramps but if my dog uses the restroom I feel like I have to carry it a really long way before I can throw it away. Aside from this we love Folly Beach.

  • Jodi
    Jan. 2, 2019
    I Love Folly, but...

    I love Folly beach and usually feel very comfortable taking both of my dogs on a walk. I have one dog that gets very defensive when dogs charge him and get in his face, this is the reason I bring him to a beach that has strict leash laws. I did not have a good experience yesterday.

    There were a lot of dogs off of their leashes and one dog was on a leash, but not being held by their owner and it charged at my dog. The owners defense was it was on a leash and it was my dogs fault. I am pretty sure. a leash law means owners need to be in control of their dogs. I am hoping this was just a bad day and leash laws were not enforced because it was New Year’s Day. I will try again because I live here and my well behaved dogs deserve to go on a walk at the beach.

  • Maubach
    Mar. 5, 2018
    Beautiful Beaches

    Strict leash law on Folly no free time allowed for dogs

  • Joanne S
    More than a year ago
    Calm Happy Dog

    We love to walk our dog on the beach, but when there are a bunch of dogs off leash racing up to him, our walks are more about defense than happy sniffing and exploring. Not fun and very stressful for him (and us)!! Folly requires that dogs be leashed, and that is a great thing! We are thankful we can bring our boy to Folly, knowing he can feel safe and enjoy his walk too!

  • Tricia
    More than a year ago
    November 28, 2014

    We were really disappointed in this beach. The leash rules are really strict and there is not much to the beach here. Go to the beach on Sullivan's Island instead!

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