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“Pretty decent place, with some issues”

Folly Beach Public Beach
Ranked #1 of 25 things to do in Folly Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 28 May 2014

The beach on E Arctic in the area around 10th or 11th (and heading east) is quite nice. Going towards Center St there was the sand reclamation project going on, so a big rusty pipe was on the beach (good for the long-term, but not it you are vacationing in 2014!).

Parking on weekends seemed to be difficult, and getting off the island around 5-7pm can take a LONG time. Prepare for that!

Restroom facilities are needed at various points on the beach

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Reviewed 26 May 2014

Great place to visit and relax, and the closest beach to Knoxville. We have been coming here for years and love this place. Be sure to keep all of your tires off the pavement when you are parking, or you will be ticketed. Added bonus, it is close to Charleston.

1  Thank Karen B
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Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

I'm not sure what I was expecting but Folly Beach was a nice surprise. From the little restaurant Locklear's to the fishing pier to the beach, everything was nice and clean and the people were extremely friendly. Even though it was the first day of a long weekend, the parking was very easy and convenient and I thought the rate ($10 for all day) was fair. I would definitely visit again.

2  Thank CCRLee
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

This is the worst beach ever. Water looked dirty, almost cut my feet on the rocks and shells. The icing on the cake is there is some considerable construction going on placing a huge rusty looking pipe along the beach. Yikes ! Didn't even want to swim

4  Thank Armyof2
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

Folly, Folly, Folly...great beach. Lots to do and see...love the vibe and seems to be the college kid hang out. Nice area with lots of shops and places to eat. You just can't go wrong at the beach.

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