Folly Beach Public Beach, Folly Beach

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Known as the Edge of America, Folly Beach Public Beach offers outdoor activities, tasty cuisine, and a relaxed atmosphere. Come to this barrier island community nestled between Folly River and the Atlantic Ocean for fishing, kayaking, surfing, and parasailing. Have a picnic, go for a casual walk, ride a bike. You can even play golf on the 18-hole course atop the spot where the Battle of Stono Ferry took place in 1779. Anglers can take their pick of surf, river, pier, and deep-sea fishing. Check in with the charter companies if you're interested in fishing or sightseeing tours. Check online for schedules of the cultural events and live performances. A visit to Folly Beach Public Beach represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Folly Beach visit planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Great beach! Didn't know what to expect and loved everything. I would like to see more bathrooms. We only found 3 stalls for women upstairs on the pier that were not well kept.  more »
  • We rented beach cruisers and road from the pier to the lighthouse on the beach then back to town on East Ashley. A great ride through a classic beach town  more »

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