Hours & Admission

Photo: Richard Covey
Photo: Richard Covey

Hours & Admission

Dear Beidler Forest Audubon Center and Audubon South Carolina supporters:

The hours for our boardwalk and visitor center at Beidler are listed below. Online registration is available but not required. Plan your visit today by clicking here!

Days Open Hours
Wednesday-Saturday 9 AM to 6 PM
Sunday 11AM to 4 PM

Individual Admission Fees 

Adults (ages 13 and up)  $12

Child (ages 6-12)

Children age 5 and under FREE

Second Saturdays

Every 2nd Saturday of the month we offer free admission to everyone!

Would you like a discount?

If your purchase your tickets 24 hours in advance using our ticket registration page you get a $1 discount on each ticket!

Group Rates

Adult groups of 12 or more who purchase tickets together get a $2 discount per ticket!

Other Details

Keep in mind that it takes most people an average 1.5 hours to walk the boardwalk to plan accordingly.

If you are a Beidler annual pass-holder and would like to make a reservation, please reach out to staff at or call us at 843-487-9988. 
If you would like to become a Beidler annual pass-holder, and support your favorite swamp, please click here to purchase an annual pass. 
If you are unable to register for a walk on our boardwalk, consider visiting the new Grasslands-Woodland Trails near the entrance to the center! No admissions or reservations are required, although online donations are always appreciated.  

Stay in touch and subscribe to receive our eNewsletter and other updates from Beidler! We also invite you to visit our social media channels on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for updates and virtual education opportunities. 


We are offering special events, including night walks, which allow you to explore the forest at other times. 


Closed on select holidays, including Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.  If you want to visit on another holiday, please call in advance to make sure we’re open:  843-487-9988. 

Wheelchair Access

The visitor center, restrooms and boardwalk are all wheelchair accessible. One electric and one traditional wheelchair are available to borrow.


No pets, please.  (Sorry — we love them too.)

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