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Guides To Beaufort

Planning the perfect Beaufort, SC getaway for you and your family is easy with our local-approved, custom-curated guides. Browse activities by interest, including Antebellum or military history, Lowcountry cuisine, watersports, fishing and boating, arts and culture, family-friendly activities and more.









Waterfront Park
The Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park is located in downtown Beaufort along the waters of the Beaufort River. The multi-acre park provides a breathtaking view of the Beaufort River, the Woods Memorial Bridge, the western tip of Lady's Island, the eastern side of Port Royal Island and the northern tip of Parris Island. Shade trees swaying in the sea breeze provide a relaxing atmosphere. Other amenities include a variety of flowers, shrubs and plants, a stage for performances, a pavilion for displays, and a grassed amphitheater for picnicking, frisbee or simple relaxing. One the most popular features are the riverside swings, providing a simple opportunity to enjoy gentle sea breezes as a variety of water activities (fishing, boating, etc.) contribute to the relaxing atmosphere.

Pigeon Point Park
This family-friendly park was completely renovated starting in 2005 and includes an extensive playground for children of all ages, picnic tables, open space and restrooms.  It’s many oak trees provide shelter and breezes from the sun on warm days and beautiful scenery.

Cypress Wetlands - Port Royal (More Information)
Paris Ave, Port Royal, SC 29935

Live Oaks Park - Port Royal
Live Oaks is a family-oriented park with an incredible playground, a covered oyster shed with fireplace and barbeque pit, tennis courts, basketball court, and a lighted roller hockey rink.

Hunting Island State Park
2555 Sea Island Parkway
Hunting Island, SC 29920
(843) 838-2011

Summer Hours - 6am - 9p
Winter Hours - 6am - 6pm

10am - 4pm, weather permitting

Visitors Center:
M - F: 9am - 5pm
Sat - Sun: 11am - 5pm

Hunting Island State park contains one of 3 public beaches in the Beaufort-Port Royal area. The park is very secluded and family-oriented with nature trails, nature center, a fishing pier, lighthouse and campground.

Burton Wells Park
1 Middleton Recreation Drive
Beaufort, SC 29906
(843) 470-6200

Northern Beaufort County's most comprehensive sports complex inclues outdoor playing fields, fitness center, youth and adult organized sports.