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Dog Friendly Activities in Edisto Beach, SC

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Edisto Beach, and 11 more nearby. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Edisto Beach.

Pet Friendly Edisto Beach
Edisto Beach There’s nothing like going down to the beach, splashing in the waves, digging in the sand, and rolling on top of whatever has the most pungent scent. At least that’s how it is for dogs. Edisto Beach is a dog-friendly beach provided pet parents abide by the rules set forth in the town’s ordinancesThey do now allow pets off leash from Nov 1 to April 30. Pet parents should always make sure their dogs are in control if they are off a leash. It is also important to make sure you and your pets are familiar with the beach as there are significant drop-offs on either side of the groins lining the beach. Make sure you clean up any mess left behind. See Details
Pet Friendly Hunting Island State Park
Hunting Island State Park Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife. Pets are not allowed in or around lodging facilities.

Hunting Island is South Carolina’s single most popular state park, attracting more than a million visitors a year, as well as a vast array of land and marine wildlife. Five miles of pristine South Carolina beaches, thousands of acres of marsh and maritime forest, a saltwater lagoon, and ocean inlet are all part of the park’s natural allure.
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Kiawah Beachwalker Park Kiawah Beachwalker Park is a dog-friendly beach in Kiawah Island. From March 16 through October 31 dogs must be leashed at all times. From November 1 through March 15 dogs are allowed to be off leash. However, the owner must remain with their pet and have a leash in their possession. Pets must be leashed if requested by another beachgoer or by Beach Patrol. the park is located on the west end of Kiawah Island, and offers ocean frontage and a river views along with the only public beach access on the island. The park is operated through a cooperative agreement between Kiawah Development Partners, Charleston County Council, and the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission. Lifeguards are on duty seasonally along a beachfront designated swimming area. See Details
Edisto Beach State Park Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife. Pets are not allowed in or around lodging facilities. Edisto Beach State Park, located on a remote sea island rich in Native American history, was originally developed in the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation Corps. A variety of shells dot the 1.5-mile beach and some of the tallest palmetto trees in the state can be seen throughout the park and Edisto Island.

This 1,255-acre park includes a dense maritime forest and an expansive salt marsh where visitors can explore the wonders of nature. The park offers a day-use area for beach access and a four-mile nature trail that winds through the maritime forest with beautiful vistas overlooking the salt marsh.
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Low Tide Brewing Low Tide Brewing in Johns Island, SC, welcome well-behaved, leashed dogs on the patio area. This production brewery and taproom offer beers "crafted to perfection". Sip a glass of Mechanical Shark IPA, Sweet Caroline Kolsch or Purple Quencher Hard Seltzer during your next visit with Fido. Low Tide Brewing invite great local food trucks to satisfy hungry patrons at weekends, and also host trivia nights, friendly corn hole tournaments and bingo. See Details
Charleston Tea Plantation Charleston Tea Plantation is a working tea-growing plantation in Charleston, SC, on historic Wadmalaw Island. Dogs are welcome on the 127-acre grounds, but only service dogs are permitted in the shop and on trolley tours. See Details
Fripp Island Beaches Dogs are welcome on Fripp Island Beaches. Fripp Island is a barrier island off the coast of South Carolina, just down the road from Beaufort. The island itself is a wildlife sanctuary, with 3.5 miles of uncrowded beaches. As long as Fido is on a leash and all mess is cleaned up after them, dogs are allowed to join their owners for a walk on the sand. See Details
Freshfields Village Freshfields Village is pet-friendly. Explore and enjoy Kiawah Island’s unique open-air shopping & dining experience, complete with a relaxed Lowcountry setting. Pet-friendly stores around the Village will now have a decal in their windows letting you know your pets are welcome inside. You can bring your well-behaved, leashed pooch with you while you shop, and many stores offer water bowls outside and tasty treats for your companion. Additionally, restaurants will now showcase a window decal designating that they have a pet-friendly patio. After a day of shopping, you can bring your leashed companion by for a bite to eat and cool down. Freshfields Village is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00am to 9:00pm and Sunday from 12:00pm to 8:30pm. See Details
Deep Water Vineyard Deep Water Vineyard is a dog-friendly establishment in Wadmalaw Island, SC. Dogs are welcome to join you at the spacious outside seating area but must remain leashed to protect resident pets on the property. Sample exquisite wines while relaxing in a picturesque countryside setting. Deep Water Vineyard offer fruit, crackers and cheese & meat trays on weekdays, and visitors can also pack their own picnic. Local food trucks are in attendance on Saturdays. See Details
Edisto Island Ordinances - The ordinances regarding dogs at Edisto Beach are as follows; They must be on a leash on the sandy beach from May 1 through October 31. Otherwise, dogs must be within verbal command of owner, on a leash, or in a secure area within the town limits. For everyone’s convenience, the town just installed some new receptacles for pet waste in higher traffic areas. (Special Note – the above laws pertain to the Town of Edisto Beach. If you will be on State Park property, state law requires that dogs be on a leash year round.) See Details
Botany Bay Ecotours Botany Bay Ecotours gives you and your pup a chance to enjoy the Edisto waterways while learning about the connections between the natural and cultural history of the area. Fido is welcome to join you on public tours provided he is well-behaved and will not bother any passengers who might not love dogs as much as you do. Private tours are also available. See Details
Johns Island County Park Johns Island County Park is pet-friendly. This 738-acre public park offers miles of wooded trails for equestrians, walkers, and dog walkers to enjoy. Visitors will also discover archery and disc golf along the way. Leashed dogs are welcome on the walking trails, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. Johns Island County Park is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details