Posted on: March 21, 2017

Mullet Haul Trail Run set for April 22

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[JOHNS ISLAND] – Charleston County Parks invites runners and walkers of all experience levels to the 7th annual Mullet Haul Trail Run. The race features a 5K, 10K and a 10K relay on the trails of Mullet Hall Equestrian Center at Johns Island County P...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Lowcountry Cajun Festival set for April 2

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(JAMES ISLAND) – Get ready for some ragin’ Cajun fun right here in Charleston! The 26th Annual Lowcountry Cajun Festival returns to James Island County Park on Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 12 – 6 p.m. 

Bringing Louisiana living to the ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Wine Down Wednesday returns March 22!

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[WEST ASHLEY] –Wine Down Wednesday returns to Old Towne Creek County Park this spring with a four-part series kicking off March 22! The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission invites the Lowcountry to enjoy this future park in West Ash...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

New Hops and Vines event debuts at McLeod this spring

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[JAMES ISLAND] – Charleston County Parks is proud to introduce a new evening event at beautiful McLeod Plantation Historic Site! Hops and Vines debuts April 13.

The new special event will feature live music, beer, wine and a food truck, in the gorgeo...

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Posted on: February 19, 2017

Archery Range now open at Johns Island County Park

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[JOHNS ISLAND, SC] – Johns Island County Park proudly opened a new outdoor archery range on Feb. 14. The range is now open daily to the public for archery.

Featuring six targets ranging from 10 yards to 50 yards in distance, the range is accessible f...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Artwork at SK8 Charleston part of Lowcountry Local First “Love a Local” Campaign

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[CHARLESTON, SC] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s new skate park, SK8 Charleston, recently became a site for an art installation. Lowcountry Local First (LLF) installed the piece in February in honor of its 10th anniver...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

McLeod Plantation kicks off new art series March 4

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[JAMES ISLAND] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) proudly presents a new four-part art series at McLeod Plantation Historic Site, with the first event taking place March 4 and 5.

The historic plantation on James Island wil...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

SK8 Charleston skate park to host Grand Opening Special Events March 4 & 11

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[CHARLESTON] -- The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is set to open a premier concrete skate park, known as SK8 Charleston, with grand opening special events on Saturday, March 4 and Saturday, March 11.

Located at 1549 Oceanic Stree...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Summer Camp registration opens March 8!

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(CHARLESTON) – Summer is coming! For parents looking to make the season one for kids to remember, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) offers many opportunities for children and teens to explore their environment and expe...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

New Chair Elected to Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission

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[CHARLESTON COUNTY] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) recently changed leadership with the election of a new commission chair, former Vice Chair Andy Thomas.

Other changes in the commission include the election of former Secret...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

James Island County Park introduces the Outdoor Zone

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(JAMES ISLAND) – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to announce the branding and naming of their outdoor recreation area in James Island County Park. Now known as the Outdoor Zone, this popular area includes the climbing...Read on...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

CCPRC staff conducting workshop on interpreting African American History and Culture

[CHARLESTON, SC] – On Jan. 15 - 22, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) will conduct a seven-day workshop designed to inspire excellence in the interpretation of African American History and culture and provide professio...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Charleston County Parks staff member wins SC Environmental Awareness Award

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[CHARLESTON] – Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) staff member Mark Madden was presented with the 2015 South Carolina Environmental Awareness Award on Dec. 5. This award recognizes outstanding contributions made toward the ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

McLeod Plantation Historic Site awarded for having nation's best wayside exhibits

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[JAMES ISLAND] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC)’s McLeod Plantation Historic Site was recently recognized by the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) for having the nation’s best wayside exhibits.

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Posted on: December 4, 2016

Folly Pier Winter Fishing Report

Rich with a 3 lb sheepshead

Sheepy sheepshead season is here!!  Charleston's winter weather can be a bit wishy washy with alternating wind, rain, and sunlight.  More or less a prolonged fall season.  However, we anticipate January & February t...

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

Folly Beach Pier - August 2016 Fishing Report

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Tranquil, clear, but sizzling - three words that describe August fishing in Charleston. Historically the winds are calm and swell size is less than two feet. This creates ideal water conditions for surf fishing. However, the heat i...Read on...

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Posted on: June 8, 2016

Folly Beach Pier Fishing Report - June 2016

Nick - Black Drum 4 lb. 11 oz.

This is an excellent time of year for pier fishing. Whiting, blues, pompano, drum, trout, mackerel, and sheepshead are all in season feeding near the surf. The only thing out of season is school, so round up the kids and come relax under the Folly sunsh...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2016

Folly Pier Fishing Report - May 2016

Pier Superstar, David, with pompano, black drum, and seatrout

The fishing forecast on Folly during May is habitually swell, just like our waves! Bait fish are back in full force and so are the anglers. Whether you’re a pier regular or a newcomer, Folly Pier has a spot for you to cast and try your luck in our big p...Read on...

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Posted on: April 21, 2016

Folly Pier Fishing Report - April

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Let it warm on up! When the weather gets hotter and the days get longer, it tis' the season for bait fish to start returning to the surf. We can expect to see whiting, spot, menhaden, and bluefish, with others to follow. Bait fish are the first sign of ...Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2016

Folly Pier Winter Fishing Report

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Summer in December was great, but trout in January is even better!! Sure we have some cold days ahead, but that doesn't stop the fish from feeding. The ocean so far has maintained a temp in the upper 50's, and with a calm wind there is sure to be some s...Read on...

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Posted on: September 15, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of September 15th, 2015

Barbara with 28 lb. King

Weather is a changin' and the bait are a runnin'!! In other words... it's prime pier fishing time. We've seen everything from mackerel to drum being caught this month. With plenty of bait following the pier, it's been fairly easy to cast a net over som...Read on...

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of September 4th, 2015

15 yr old Chase with a 5 lb. 3 oz. Spanish

Mackerel, Jacks, & Drum, oh my!! September and October always prove to be our most action packed months for all species. So far this week we've seen everything from Spanish Mackerel to Red Bull Drum and even Jack Crevalle being caught off the Folly ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 23, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of August 24, 2015

Randy Robbins with a 34 lb. 13 oz. King Mackerel

Whelp, the king has returned!! The southern wind brought good water color to the Folly Pier this past weekend. Combine those conditions with some trolley rigs in the water and we had ourselves a king mackerel reeled in at just under 35 pounds. The Span...Read on...

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Posted on: August 17, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of August 17, 2015

2015 Cast-Off Tourney Winners

The wind was blowing and the reels were cast during our final tourney of the season. We had over a hundred anglers show for the 20th Annual Cast-Off Fishing Tournament and despite the windy conditions here on the Folly Pier we saw a wide variety of speci...Read on...

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Posted on: August 12, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of August 12, 2015

Win this fishing kayak at this Saturday's Tournament!!

You could win a fishing kayak this Saturday at the Folly Pier!! Round up your family and fishing buddies Saturday, August 15th, 6:00am – 2:00pm for the 20th Annual Folly Pier Fishing Tournament!! Registration includes free lunch and a chance to win grea...Read on...

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Posted on: July 26, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report week of July 26, 2015

David Astle with a 1 lb. 5 oz. Pompano

July consists of hot weather, mild waves, and cold coolers for all those fish you’re about to catch. Spadefish, whiting, & pompano have been plentiful around the Folly Pier weighing up to a full pound or more. In addition, sea trout have been runnin...Read on...

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Posted on: June 19, 2015

Folly Pier Fishing Report Week of June 21, 2015

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The weather is hot and so is pier fishing!! We weighed over a hundred fish during Folly Pier's June tournament. This week has provided prime conditions for spade fish, whiting, blues, black drum, sea trout, sheepshead, and even the elusive flounder. Bo...Read on...

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Posted on: January 30, 2013

Town of Mount Pleasant Hosts Upcoming Events

Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park and the Mount Pleasant Pier are home to many unique and distinctive events offered by the Town of Mount Pleasant.

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

Dog Park Maintenance Schedule

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The dog park at Palmetto Islands County Park is closed for routine maintenance until 9 a.m. every Tuesday.