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Mitchelville Freedom Park

229 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926-2705
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NIce Park - Great View

A great place to view and relax. Go and stay awhile. You won't be disappointed. Much to see there... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andrea B
Columbus, Ohio
Away from the Crowds

We make a trip to Hilton Head Island about twice a year and eat lunch out every day during our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patrick S
Clemson, South Carolina
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“natural beach” (8 reviews)
“freed slaves” (5 reviews)
229 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926-2705
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Reviewed yesterday

A great place to view and relax. Go and stay awhile. You won't be disappointed. Much to see there. Our guide from the Disney Resort told us many things about the area.

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We make a trip to Hilton Head Island about twice a year and eat lunch out every day during our stay. On our last trip, we checked out this park which is away from the most crowed parts of the island. It is a nice...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s November but but 78 degrees & no one else was on this gorgeous beach. Three parking areas with a boardwalk over a marsh leading from the middle one. We had biked in by accident but will go back with chairs & picnic. Restrooms &...More

Thank Kathleen,John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fortunately, our concierge told us about this out of the way gem of a beach. We found it and enjoyed walking and shelling. There were amazing oyster shells all over the beach. Dogs were frolicking in the ocean. Not crowded at all, and there were...More

Thank WestChester_PAPerk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only went here because we had read a story in the Island Packet. The Mitchellville story is fascinating and it is a very important part of Hilton Head, Civil War and Gullah history. It would be unfortunate if you miss it. The full restoration of...More

Thank Chopstick105
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful, relaxing, quiet! Best shell collecting in the area! I will definitely return! A well kept local secret.

Thank trb1friend
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful park and beach area. You can just sun on the wide white sand beach,,,, or wade along the shore and check out tidal pools, or walk along the trails and out on the boardwalk and look across Port Royal Sound using...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 11 August 2017

After reading about the Mitchelville Preservation Project, we visited this beautiful and peaceful site. You can view the descriptive plaques to read about the history of Mitchelville and walk or bike the pathways. There's a gazebo overlooking the marshes with views that extend to the...More

Thank cattailcruiser
Reviewed 8 August 2017

nice beach area. but there was some black sludge wads in the water, not sure what it was. It was not oil because it washed off easily. There were only 3 or 4 other families there the day I was there. (Thursday). Not many shells...More

2  Thank Debhud
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This is a small park with exhibits that describe how freed slaves formed and governed their community. We biked to this park from our condo, walked through and read the descriptive signs, and then walked out to the gazebo overlooking the marsh. Well worth a...More

Thank GS19454
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torri c
21 September 2017|
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Response from Debhud | Reviewed this property |
and yes you can keep what you find.
Janet L
12 April 2015|
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Response from Joanne C |
Dogs are allowed on leash only. During the Summer months dogs are not allowed between 8am & 5pm....Memorial Day week-end through Labour Day week-end.