South Carolina June 26, 2016
These 9 Epic Piers In South Carolina Will Make Your Summer Unforgettable
South Carolina’s true fishing piers that extend 90 degrees into the big blue Atlantic Ocean offer millions of locals and visitors alike thousands of hours of entertainment each year along the South Carolina coast. Take a look at these piers in South Carolina and see for yourself.
1. Cherry Grove Pier - North Myrtle Beach
The Cherry Grove Pier in North Myrtle Beach was built in the 1950s and is privately owned.
Its mere size of 985 feet jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean makes The Cherry Grove Pier a destination all on its own.
Locals and vacationers can pay a nominal fee to fish here. From the looks of the size of this flounder, it seems to be worth every penny.
Location: 3500 N Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
2. Apache Pier - Myrtle Beach
The Apache Pier is located adjacent to the Apache Family Campground, making the pier super family-friendly.
You'll find a restaurant on the pier, although it's open only seasonally. Plus there's a well-stocked bait shop and even some arcade games for the kiddos.
Apache bills its self as "the longest wooden pier on the East Coast."
Location: 9700 Kings Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC
3. Pier 14 - Myrtle Beach
Pier 14 is a destination restaurant, lounge and all-around recreational pier.
Aside from yummy food and drink, you can also buy a fishing pass for the day, rent poles and get bait. All this is available at the shop on the pier.
Many a romantic evening has been had on this smaller, intimate pier on the Grand Strand.
Location: 1306 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
4. Second Avenue Pier - Myrtle Beach
Fishing, food and general fun are what's in store at Second Avenue Pier in Myrtle Beach.
Get there early enough and you'll also find amazing sunrise photo ops!
like they had tremendous luck fishing today. Wonder how they didn't get dirty reeling in this giant catch?
Location: 110 N Ocean Blvd. Myrtle Beach, SC
5. Springmaid Pier - Myrtle Beach
The 1,060-foot fishing pier at the Springmaid Resort in M.B. is open guests and to the public.
You can also play a round of golf next to the pier...well, MINI-golf, at least. Or get a bite to eat at the restaurant at the entrance to the pier.
Location: 3200 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Editor's note: Since original publication of this article, the end of the Springmaid Pier sustained serious damage from a hurricane. The pier remains open, however the end (as shown in the photos above) is no longer in place.
6. Surfside Beach Pier - Surfside Beach
Surfside's crown jewel of a pier has both a restaurant and a bait/tackle shop, making for hours and hours of endless fun.
The restaurant, Licks, serves mostly ice cream and some prepared snacks.
Location: 11 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, South Carolina 29575
7. Myrtle Beach State Park Pier
The pier at Myrtle Beach State Park has a bait and tackle store at the start of the pier. This is one of the more quiet piers, peaceful and relaxing. Note on the link below, the shorter hours of operation compared to other piers in the area.
4401 S Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575
8. The Pier at Garden City Beach - Garden City Beach
Eight miles south of Myrtle Beach you'll find the amazing pier at Garden City Beach.
668-feet of real estate jutting out over the Atlantic Ocean, the Garden City Pier has a cafe, an arcade and of course....
...plenty of room for fishing!!
9. Folly Beach Fishing Pier - Folly Beach
The "Edge of America" sports a pier long enough to get you 1,045 feet past the edge of America and 23 feet above sea level.
At 25 feet wide, this pier offers plenty of space for families to spread out and have a great time.
101 E Arctic Ave, Folly Beach, SC 29439
You know, I could use a day in the sun having fun with my family. Who couldn’t, right? What’s your favorite pier in South Carolina?
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