Bringing your four-legged pal with you on your Seabrook Island vacation? Numerous Seabrook Island residents and guests love sharing the Island with their pets and along with Kiawah Island it boasts a dog friendly beach for our fur-kids to run and play on! As it’s a privilege that we all want to keep, it’s important for all residents and guests to follow these rules:
- Dogs must be leashed at all times unless they are on the “Dog Beach” at the appropriate hours.
- You must pick up after your pet and dispose of the bag in the proper containers. There are rolls of bags at the entrance of most boardwalks for your use.
- No dogs (or people) are allowed on the dunes at any time.
- Do not go by yourself or with your dog anywhere near a turtle nest (designated by an orange and white stake) or nesting bird area, even on a leash.
- If the horses are on the beach, please give them plenty of space and always leash your dogs so not to spook them.
INFORMATION ABOUT + DIRECTIONS TO SEABROOK ISLAND’S “DOG BEACH”
From May 1 until October 31, dogs are allowed to be off lead in the designated area before 10:00 am and after 5:00 pm. From November 1 until April 30, dogs are allowed to be off lead in the designated area at all times.
The dog beach is easily accessible from Walk 1 and Walk 2. There is parking for property owners with permanent car stickers at the parking lot by the Community Center. Rental guest may park on the parking pad by the sign marking Walk 2. If you wish, walk through the owner’s parking lot to get to Walk 1. Walk 1 is wide with a grassy path along side it, and it will deposit you on the beach closer to the Dog Beach.
Once on the beach, turn left and continue walking past the large dunes until you see the sign marked “Dogs Allowed”. At that point, you can unleash your pet to enjoy playing on the beach, with the other dogs, or in the surf. There is another sign further up the beach indicating that dogs are no longer allowed beyond that point as pets are not permitted near Capn Sams Inlet.
Please visit Seabrook Island Dog Owner’s Group (SIDogs) website for more information.