James Island County Park


COVID-19 Notice

Most trails and outdoor spaces are open, and outdoor recreation is encouraged. Please follow outdoor recreation social distancing guidelines and trail etiquette. Be respectful of others, and call ahead if there's uncertainty regarding the trail being open (contact information can be found on each trail page).

Trail Activities: t

  • Walk
  • Bike
  • Paved


5.0 miles




Paved and Unpaved

Difficulty: Easy

Trail Features: t

  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Camping
  • Restrooms
  • Visitor Center
  • Picnic Area
  • Fishing
  • Scenic Observation
  • Point of Interest
  • Pets
  • Fee
  • Camping


James Island County Park offers miles of paved trails for walking, biking, and skating, picnic spots with tables and grills, dog park, sand volleyball court, horseshoe pits, and more.

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From any parking area, begin this network of accessible, walking/biking trails that pass through lakeside, wetland and wooded habitats. Watch for a variety of wildlife including ducks, heron, turtles and snakes. Remember to wear insect repellent in warm weather. Bikes, and roller blades are not permitted on docks or decks. Pets must remain on leashes. Motorized vehicles are restricted to roadways. Restrooms are located at the Park Center and picnic areas. Bike rentals are available at the Picnic Center.

Campground Reservations: 843-795-4386

James Island County Park Hours: 

January - April 8 a.m. - Sunset | May - Labor Day 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. | September & October 8 a.m. - Sunset | November & December 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


From Charleston: Drive west on US 17 and turn left on SC 171 south (Folly Road). Drive approximately 1 mile and turn right onto SC 700. Drive 1.5 miles and turn left onto Riverland Drive. Drive 1.7 miles and turn right at the James Island County Park sign. The entrance gate is .5 mile straight ahead.

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Charleston County Parks & Recreation Commission861 Riverland Drive, Charleston, SC 29412 | (843) 795-4386 | Email

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Lat: 32.73532560181490
Long: -79.99059757672120