Edisto Beach State Park RV & Campground Guide

South Carolina

Charleston may get all the glory, but tucked along the South Carolina cost just 50 miles away, Edisto Beach State Park is definitely not one to be missed by any RVer. Offering more than a mile of seashell-laden oceanfront beaches, the park is also home to the longest network of ADA-accessible hiking and biking trails in the state of South Carolina, and is also one of the 16 parks in the state that was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Visitors flock to Edisto Beach for, well, the beach, but also to hike, bike, and camp within its well-appointed and developed amenities. Within the park’s 1,200 or so acres, there are two oceanfront picnic shelters, seven saltmarsh cabins, and more than 100 campsites, many of which offer 50-amp electrical service.

No matter what’s drawing you to the Carolina coast, here’s what you need to know to enjoy an enviable trip!

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Spring 48 F - 80 F
Summer 72 F - 90 F
Fall 49 F - 85 F
Winter 38 F - 60 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Edisto Beach State Park

Edisto Beach State Park offers generous on-site campground accommodations, with 115 of its 120 sites set up with 50-amp electrical service. Water hookups are also available, and you can choose from ocean-side or salt-marsh sites… that is, if you make your reservations in time!

Even with more than 100 campsites, a place as beautiful and affordable as Edisto Beach State Park is sure to fill up quickly. Fortunately, there are other RV parks and campgrounds in the Edisto Beach area which you can choose from -- many of which offer a luxurious, resort-style camping experience.

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Lake Aire RV Park

With a location convenient to both the beachfront and the urban adventures in Charleston, Lake Aire RV Park is the perfect place to turn if there are no sites left at Edisto Beach State Park. With water and electric hookups and generous, big-rig-friendly campsites, every RVer can find a spot at Lake Aire -- and if you’re a Good Sam, Escapees, or Passport America member, you’ll get a nice discount in the bargain!

  • Water hookup: yes

  • Electrical hookup: yes

  • Sewer hookup: no, but two dump stations are available

  • Wifi: yes

  • Pet-friendly: yes

  • Other amenities: propane, firewood and ice for sale; laundromat; stocked fishing pond, Bocce ball courts and horseshoe pits; swimming pool; pavilion

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What to Do at
Edisto Beach State Park

Inside Edisto Beach State Park

If you’re wondering what draws people to Edisto Beach State Park, we’ll give you a little hint: it’s right there in the name!

But along with simply kicking back and enjoying the sun and surf, there are plenty of other reasons to enjoy a trip to the Carolina coastline.

Accessible trails - As mentioned above, Edisto Beach State Park is home to a four-mile network of ADA-accessible hiking and biking trails, making it the longest such series in the state of South Carolina. That means that every member of your camping party can enjoy exploring the lowcountry, no matter their ability or fitness level.

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How to Get to
Edisto Beach State Park

Edisto Beach State Park is tucked along the Atlantic coast just about an hour south of Charleston, and is accessible from that city via U.S. 17 and SC-174. You can also put the following address into your GPS or navigational system:

Edisto Beach State Park

8377 State Cabin Road

Edisto Island, South Carolina 29438

Entering Edisto Beach State Park

Like all state parks in South Carolina, Edisto Beach does charge entry fees and is only open during certain hours. Here’s when to go to the park and how much you’ll pay to do so.

Daily hours 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., extended during Daylight Saving Time

Adults: $5

South Carolina seniors aged 65 and over: $3.25

Children aged 6-15: $3

Children aged 5 and under: free!

No matter what brings you to Edisto Beach State Park -- and which kind of vehicle you choose to get there -- we can’t wait to hear all about your South Carolina adventure! Send your pictures and stories to us directly at [email protected] or tag us in your original social media posts. We may just feature your trip on our blog, Facebook, or Instagram!

Frequently Asked Questions About Edisto Beach State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Edisto Beach State Park?

Summer is the peak season for Edisto Beach State Park. However, visitors who prefer milder temperatures with less humidity often find the shoulder seasons (spring and fall) to be quite enjoyable.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Edisto Beach State Park?

As one of four beachfront state parks, Edisto Beach State Park visitors will encounter coastal wildlife, such as horseshoe crabs and turtles. You might also run into bobcats and alligators, so always practice vigilance and safety.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Edisto Beach State Park?

Edisto Beach State Park offers standard RV camping spots with 20/30/50 amp electrical service. There are several sites throughout the part that accommodate RVs up to 40 feet. A minimum two-night stay is required.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Edisto Beach State Park and what is the cost?

Reservations are highly recommended. The average cost for RV camping is $65 a night but varies depending on season and availability. Online reservations, unless the requested date is less than 24 hours away, must be reserved by phone.

Are pets allowed at Edisto Beach State Park?

If you bring your pet to this state park, don't forget the leash. Park rules require pets to be leashed or crated at all times and never left unattended in a camper.