Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve

Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve

Located in Folly Beach, Charleston County, SC.

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At the northeastern end of Folly Island you will find an undeveloped area with an outstanding view of the inlet and the Morris Island Lighthouse. A half-mile long hiking trail, most of which is paved, takes you from the park entrance to the beach. There is some evidence of vandalism here, but most of the area is in good shape. Finding a place to park your car may be difficult on summer weekends.


Features and Facilities

Water Features

  • Atlantic Ocean

Public Restrooms

  • No

Dogs Allowed

  • No

Hours of Operation

  • Daylight hours

Admission or Parking Fee

  • Free

How to Get There

  • Located at the northeastern end of West Ashley Avenue on Folly Island.

    Take I-26 to exit #212 and go west on I-526 (Mark Clark Expressway) for 11.2 kilometers (7 miles). Exit onto “US #17 North” and go east on the Savannah Highway 5.6 km. (3.5 mi.). Turn right onto Folly Road (SC #171) and go south 14.9 km. (9.3 mi.). Turn left onto East Ashley Avenue and follow this road to where it ends at a cul-de-sac.

Latitude 32.6843, Longitude -79.8888

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