The weather is beautiful in Charleston right now, and it’s the perfect time to get your Park Pass! We specifically recommend the gold pass, but Charleston County Parks offers a variety of passes including: climbing pass, pier fishing pass, sk8 pass, splash pass & aquatic center pass.
With the gold pass you are able to unwrap a year full of adventure around Charleston! You are able to enjoy unlimited admission and a variety of special events.
The gold pass gives access to:
- Caw Caw Interpretive Center
- Folly Beach County Park
- Isle of Palms County Park
- James Island County Park
- Johns Island County Park
- Kiawah Beachwalker Park
- Laurel Hill County Park
- Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve
- McLeod Plantation Historic Site (up to four visitors)
- Meggett County Park
- North Charleston Wannamaker County Park
- Palmetto Islands County Park
- Stono River County Park
- Wannamaker North Trail
- West County Aquatic Center (up to four visitors)
- Harvest Festival
- Holiday Festival of Lights (valid for one-time admission)
- Latin American Festival
- Lowcountry Cajun Festival
- Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series
- Caw Caw Early Morning Bird Walks
*Gold Pass card must be presented to be scanned for admission; receipt of purchase is not valid for entry. Due to limited parking, parking at the Folly Beach Pier is no longer a Gold Pass benefit.
Passes purchased online will be processed and sent via USPS. Passes may also be purchased at park offices.
- Purchase Gold Pass for $90, $75 for Charleston County residents, or $60 for Seniors 60+ plus tax
- Purchase Community Bus Gold Pass for $100 plus tax (available to school groups, daycares, churches, and organizations bringing large buses - not available for commercial bus groups.)
Charleston County residents and Senior 60+ discounts will appear in the cart.
Charleston County residents contribute to the development of our county park system through property taxes, therefore a discounted rate is available to them.
Gold Pass holders receive $15 off South Carolina Aquarium annual memberships. To receive your discount, show your Gold Pass at the South Carolina Aquarium Member Window. Not valid with any other discount. One coupon per person. Restrictions apply.