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Mitchelville Freedom Park

229 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926-2705
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Best place to gather shells!

Beautiful, relaxing, quiet! Best shell collecting in the area! I will definitely return! A well... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
A hidden gem!

This is a wonderful park and beach area. You can just sun on the wide white sand beach,,,, or wade... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ron M
St. Catharines, Canada
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“low tide” (19 reviews)
“natural beach” (8 reviews)
“freed slaves” (5 reviews)
229 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926-2705
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank trb1friend
Reviewed 6 days 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
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I loved my trip to the beachfront. The water is fairly clear and there aren't too many people around. Its a great place to fish and explore nature. Very quite location.

Thank cortney b
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We looked up the tide schedule and arrive at 8 am to see the low tide - it was like nothing I've ever seen before so I found it very interesting. We walked a long way looking for shells but we were only on the...More

1  Thank andvium
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

A park off the beaten path. Has amazing undisturbed beach charm. Great spot for pictures. Add this place to your list of places to visit.

Thank J6386BXmichelleh
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We stumbled upon this park while exploring the island for real estate. Mitchelville park is still under development, but it was a great stop. A history of the black settlement is covered in a series of placques. We had no idea that people were freed...More

Thank JJrovers
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Please take pictures because everyone needs to know about our countries past. This park is so peaceful, great walking paths, bring your pets but please clean-up after them. Once you visit this park you will be returning because it's full of spirits and you will...More

Thank Jay K
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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.