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Morris Island Lighthouse

Morris Island, Charleston, SC
+1 843-270-4464
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Morris Island, Charleston, SC
+1 843-270-4464
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is probably a hidden gem. This activity was about the best thing we did on our entire 4 days in Charleston. The weather was perfect to go out onto the river. The guide was very nice and informative. I was hoping for a mixture...More

Thank linda z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go to the end of Ashley Ave and park. Walk on the paved path to the end, then there's a sandy path that takes you to the water and gorgeous view of the lighthouse. Was a very easy walk. Can also see the bridge in...More

Thank momdzall
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This Charleston secret is at the north end of Folly Beach. A short 1/2 hike takes you one of the best vistas in Charleston. You can ramble down the beach and see Morris Island lighthouse and on a clear day Sullivans Island Lighthouse. In the...More

Thank danamillerpa
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Best way to view is by walking to the edge of Folly Beach, others like the view from a boat, but I like the calm and quiet of walking. IT IS NOT A SHORT WALK, but it's well worth it. This is the best lighthouse....More

Thank Kyle G
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Capt Gresh took us on our tour and we had a great time, used a castnet to show water dwellers in the marsh, saw dolphins, walked Morris Island, learned about the Lighthouse from an 8th generation resident of the area.

Thank decaturpen
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Must come! The view is amazing. Lighthouse is so so, you can't really go any near to it. However, the view is breath taking and the wind blowing on you just relax you. I will overall experience is a 5 star. If you're only interested...More

Thank Celeste W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We went to the north end of Folly Beach in the wildlife area and found a beautiful beach with a great view of the lighthouse. Even for mid-day, it wasn't crowded at all.

Thank ceanderson3
Reviewed 9 August 2017

You can't access this lighthouse so don't even try. There are fundraisers out to try and help save it from being destroyed. Please look into it and don't let a beautiful piece of history wash away.

Thank DeAndria A
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Light house. ocean. dolphins. sand. what more do you need? It is a little bit if a walk but well worth it.

Thank hjai3
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The light house was so cool to see. Not very far away off shore so you can see it perfectly. The beach is also very nice with amazing wildlife nearby.

Thank xjordanx21
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Nina R
23 January 2017|
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Response from jayseae | Reviewed this property |
Not really. The base is no longer really connected to land, and it is rather unsafe to boot. That said, I don't think anyone is really watching it on a regular basis, so if you took a small boat/paddleboard/kayak/etc over... More
3 April 2015|
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Response from JudySingleton | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be a beautiful spot for any photo. But remember you have to walk about a quarter of a mile to get to the spot so in the heat of a Charleston summer it may be quite hot and it is on the ocean so it will be... More