Dog Friendly Activities in Edisto Beach, SC

There’s 1 dog friendly activity in Edisto Beach, and 10 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. See Details
Kiawah Beachwalker Park March 16-October 31 dogs must be leashed at all times. November 1-March 15 dogs are allowed to be off leash. However, the owner must remain with their pet and have in their possession a leash. Pets must be leashed if requested by another beachgoer or by Beach Patrol. Kiawah Beachwalker Park, located on the west end of Kiawah Island, offers ocean frontage and a river view, along with the only public beach access on beautiful Kiawah 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
Charleston Tea Plantation Charleston Tea Plantation is a working tea-growing plantation 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
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
Firefly Distillery & Tasting Room A short distance from Kiawah Island and Charleston, SC, visit Firefly Distillery on Wadmalaw Island, featuring the dog-friendly Firefly Tasting Room. See and taste for yourself at their Wadmalaw Island facility, open Tuesday through Saturday from 11am to 5pm. Tastings cost $6. 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
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
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. 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
Low Tide Brewing Well behaved dogs on leashes are welcome on the patio area at this production brewery and taproom on Johns Island, SC. See Details