Dog Friendly Activities in Folly Beach, SC

There are 5 dog friendly activities in Folly Beach, and 103 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 Folly Beach.

Pet Friendly Folly Beach County Park
Folly Beach County Park Bring your pet with you to this beautiful beachside park. They're welcome on leash anytime in the off-season, or before 10am or after 6pm in summer. See Details
Pet Friendly Bark Park
Bark Park Located next to the water tower, Bark Park is a pet-friendly recreation area in Folly Beach for registered dogs. This fenced-in area is a great place to bring Fido to socialize and play fetch. There are a number of shady spots for hot dogs to cool down when the sun's out. The park is also equipped with benches for humans to enjoy, fire hydrants to cock a leg at, and waste disposal bags for mess clean up. See Details
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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Private Sightseeing/Sunset/Booze Cruise 'Private Sightseeing/Sunset/Booze Cruise' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jody. Enjoy a relaxing cruise through the salt marshes one of Charleston’s most scenic rivers. If you want to go it alone, you can also charter the boat for just you and your crew for $300 and enjoy tasty margaritas prepared by your host. Leashed dogs are welcome. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests of all ages. Rates start at $100 per person. See Details
Sail the barrier island salt marshes 'Sail the barrier island salt marshes' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by John. During this two-hour sail, you'll see dolphin, pelicans, herons, osprey and egrets as well as other wildlife common to the low country. You can even bring your own drinks to enjoy on the water. Leashed and well-behaved dogs are welcome with prior approval. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 2 and up. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
James Island County Park A visit to dog-friendly James Island County Park is a great way to spend an afternoon in Charleston, SC, with your pup. This park features a dog beach, four acres of open grassy space, a cleaning station, fenced play area for small dogs, and waste stations. A nominal fee is charged to enter the park. See Details
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens Magnolia Plantation & Gardens in Charleston, SC, has beautiful gardens you can explore with Fido, but please note that dogs are not permitted on the tours or the tram. In addition to the garden, there are many dog-friendly nature trails on the property. See Details
Charleston Water Taxi The dog-friendly Charleston Water Taxi provides ferry service for five different locations in Charleston, SC. See the beauty of Charleston from the water on your way to your next stop! Dolphins also often make an appearance. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to accompany you on the water taxi. See Details
Charleston Carriage Works Charleston Carriage Works offers narrated tours of Charleston's residential historic district in covered, horse-drawn carriages. Tours load and depart approximately every 30 minutes from their stable at 20 Anson Street. Small dogs are welcome to join their humans on these tours. There is no charge for dogs on the tour provided they can sit on your lap or your party includes four humans, too. The price of a child's ticket will be charged for dogs not fitting these criteria. Call ahead for reservations. See Details
Old Charleston Ghost Tours Bring Fido along on a dog-friendly Old Charleston Ghost Tour in Charleston, SC! This walking tour starts in Washington Park and lasts about 90 minutes. You and your pooch may even hear a story about a ghost dog that roams the streets of Charleston. See Details
Adventure Harbor Tours Adventure Harbor Tours offers a wide range of dog-friendly boat tours in Mount Pleasant. Their tours include a trip around Morris Island, a Charleston Harbor Cruise, and Sunset Boat Cruises. Private charters are also available. Check their website for current schedule. See Details
Isle of Palm Beaches Isle of Palm Beaches in Isle of Palms, SC, allow dogs from 5:00AM until 8:00AM April 1st through September 14th and 4:00PM until 10:00AM September 15th through March 31st. Dog owners must have leash in hand, have their dog under voice command and must clean up excrement. At all other times, dogs must be on leash and under complete control, even in the water. See Details
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
Pitt Street Railroad Bridge Pitt Street Railroad Bridge in Mount Pleasant is an old railroad causeway that used to connect Mt. Pleasant to Sullivan's island. The city planted grass and palm trees and it is a beautiful place to walk your dog and watch the sunset. There are pet waste stations and a water fountain for people and for dogs. A must do when in Charleston! 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
Morris Island Morris Island is an undeveloped island at the mouth of Charleston Harbor that's only accessible by private boats. It is a fantastic place for long, off-leash beach strolls, dolphin-watching, and hunting for shells and fossilized shark teeth. Put on sunscreen and bring plenty of water for you and your pup. No boat? No problem! Adventure Harbor Tours offers 3-hour dog friendly tours of the island for $50 per adult and $30 per child (dogs free). Call (843) 442-9455 for more information. See Details
Charles Towne Landing The Charles Towne Landing is a dog-friendly, state historic site in Charleston, SC, where you and your family can learn about the oldest South Carolina Colony. Well-mannered pets are welcomed on a 6-foot leash. Please not that dogs are not permitted in the Animal Forest or the museum. See Details
Exclusive Fishing Charter Exclusive Fishing Charter offers dog-friendly fishing and sunset tours in Charleston, SC. They specialize in year-round catching both native inshore and nearshore species. Every skill level and age is welcome! They guarantee that they will put you in the right place, at the right time, doing the right thing and using the right bait. See Details
Wag-n-Splash We are Charleston's only indoor pool for dogs. The 9,000 gallon pool is heated and has a saltwater system. All swims are private and by appointment only. Bring your water loving dog in for a fun, energy draining swim before you explore the city. See Details
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
Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park Located under the grand entryway to the town, Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park welcomes leashed dogs. The Park features ample lawn space for picnics, as well as stunning views of Charleston Harbor. Dogs are not allowed on the Park's pier. Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park is open daily from 6am to 11pm. See Details
Beach at Sullivan's Island Sullivan's Island is pet-friendly. All dogs on Sullivan's Island, including day visitors and vacation renters, must have a town-issued dog permit to visit the island, including the beach based on a January to December schedule. Town Hall, located at 2056 Middle St, issues annual permits for $35 per dog if you're a resident and $50 for non-residents. Completed applications and proof of valid rabies vaccination are required for permit. The beach is open for off-leash dogs from 5am to 10pm and on-leash from 6pm to 5am from May 1 through Septermber 30. Dogs are not permitted on the beach between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm during summer. The winter hours are 5am to 12pm for off-leash dogs and 12pm to 5am for dogs on a leash from October 1 through May 30. Dogs are permitted all day, every day during the winter months. See Details
Folly Beach Folly Beach is one of Charleston's more pet-friendly beaches. Dogs are allowed on the beach any time from October 1 to April 30. Between May 1 and September 30, dogs are not allowed on the beach from 10:00 am-6:00 pm. Dogs must be leashed at all times, no matter the time of year. See Details
Boone Hall Plantation Bring Fido along to enjoy the beautiful dog-friendly grounds of Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant, SC. Take a self-guided tour of the gardens and view a stunning variety of plants, flowers, and trees. The highlight of the gardens is the antique roses, growing for more than 100 years. Keep Fido on a leash at all times. Dogs are not allowed on house tours. See Details