Folly Beach Nature & Wildlife

Folly Beach Nature & Wildlife

Turtle Watch
With heads never hidden (sea turtles cannot retract their heads or limbs under their shells as land turtles can), sea turtles have glided proudly through more than 175 million years of existence.
Folly Tide Chart
See the Folly Beach Tides for any month.
Dolphins
Bottlenose dolphins live in the ocean all around Folly Beach and in our surrounding rivers.
Sea Shells
The coastal waters of South Carolina are teeming with seashells. In fact, more than 700 species live in these waters.
Trees, Plants & Flowers
Folly Beach is home to one of the most prolific growing season anywhere in America offering 1,000’s of varieties of trees, shrubs and flowers.
Folly Beach Trees
The Palmetto is the Official State Tree of the State of South Carolina and appears on the South Carolina flag along with the Carolina moon.
Folly Beach Plants
Yucca is seen all around Folly and is notable for their rosettes of evergreen, tough, sword-shaped leaves and large terminal clusters of white flowers.
Folly Beach Flowers
While walking on the beach, you will notice the large variety of flowers, consisting of butterlyweeds, pink camellia and hibiscus to name a few.
Other Wildlife on Folly Beach
View photos of many of the creature that makes Folly Beach their home too.
Folly Weather & Surf Cam
You will find a live web camera broadcasting live images of Folly Beach surfers and beach vacationers enjoying the surf and natural beauty that Folly Beach South Carolina has to offer.
Hurricane Information
Hurricane Evacuation Route for Folly Beach
SurfRider Foundation
The Surfrider Foundation USA is a non-profit organization working to preserve our oceans, waves & beaches.
Help Keep Folly Beaches Clean
Here are several ways you can help to keep Folly Beach clean!