Beaufort County Reopens Public Access to State Beaches and Waterways for Recreation and Fishing

Governor Henry McMaster issued an executive order Monday evening lifting restrictions on public access to the state’s beaches, public piers, docks, and wharfs.

Beaufort County plans to have all county-managed public piers, docks and beach access reopened by noon on April 21, 2020, including the following:


• Alljoy Beach
• Bermuda Bluff
• Bloody Point
• Coosaw Island
• Lands End Overlooks
• New Daufuskie Beach Access
• Old Daufuskie Beach Access
• Pappy’s Landing
• The Sands


• Bluffton Public Dock
• Broad River Fishing Pier
• Camp St. Mary’s Fishing Pier
• C.C. Haigh, Jr. Landing Fixed Pier
• Daufuskie Landing Fixed Pier
• Factory Creek Fishing Pier
• Jenkins Island Pier
• Old House Creek Pier
• Whale Branch Fishing Pier
• Wimbee Creek Fishing Pier


Hunting Island State Park, managed by S.C. State Park System, remains closed until April 30. Public beach access points managed by individual municipalities remain closed until reopened by that municipality’s Council decision.


Source: Beaufort County Government