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Shem Creek Park

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Open Now: 5:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Love the serene scenery with the native "feel" to it. You cant deny this is a top destination in Mt... read more

Reviewed today
Gina C
Looking for dolphins

It’s a nice little area. The park is basically a boardwalk that goes out to the water or by fthe... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kim K
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The most picturesque waterway in the Lowcountry. Revel in glorious sunsets over Charleston Harbor as you enjoy a stroll on the docks.
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Coleman Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC
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Reviewed today

Love the serene scenery with the native "feel" to it. You cant deny this is a top destination in Mt Pleasant. Close to museums, restaurants, and nature walks!

Thank Gina C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a nice little area. The park is basically a boardwalk that goes out to the water or by fthe fishing boats. We went looking for dolphins, didn’t see any but the walk was nice. Plenty of pelicans, other birds & fishermen to watch. The...More

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice boardwalk. We saw some crabs along the boardwalk. Watched boats and kayakers leaving and coming in. The best part was seeing dolphins.

Thank beetle1974
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice boardwalk park. We did not see any special bird life but i am sure tides and time of day impact that.

Thank bogeyjeans
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the area. The boardwalk is very well maintained, the scenery is beautiful, and the dolphins were playing very close to the shrimp boats.

Thank ann m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate lunch at Shems Creek Bar & Grill and Mill Street Tavern. Both were very good. Staff took good care of us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The expansion and completion of the Shem Creek Boardwalk and Park is a great accomplishment for MT Pleasant! Tourists, locals, birders, lovers all enjoy the scenery and safe area for a long stroll. Not many places where you can get so close to shrimp boats,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Beautiful scenery and music from the local restaurants made for a very pleasant outing!

Thank bkgstovall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled on this park after eating at a local restaurant but I’m glad we did! We really enjoyed the walk along the boardwalk and the abundance of wildlife to view. The best part of our visit was spotting a dolphin swimming in the creek!...More

Thank tlloveshim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to walk and enjoy the sights. Boats everywhere. Restaurants all around. View of Shem creek, the bridge and Charleston. Mount Pleasant is just beautiful.

Thank Dawn D
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Bob D
5 July 2018|
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Response from Angie S | Reviewed this property |
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Wade Trish D
4 May 2018|
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Response from Heather J | Reviewed this property |
Free to fish but yes you’ll need a license since it’s a public place.
Timothy B
29 September 2017|
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Response from William E | Reviewed this property |
10 minutes from downtown, take the Ravenel bridge and Shem Creek is right where Vickerys, Reds, the Shelter and other restaurants are.