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Folly River – Folly Beach, South Carolina

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The sun sets over the tranquil Folly River, which flows along the back (north) side Folly Beach. A friendly and relaxed beach town, Folly Beach is lovingly known as “The Edge of America.” Long quiet, new developments and a lively downtown area now make it a favorite among visitors. It is also a popular surfing spot, where surfers go to The Washout to catch some waves and enjoy the sun.

Folly River

Yvonne Price of Ladson, 2018 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Wharves on Folly River

Blake Lewis of Greenwood © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Folly Marina

Ben Sumrell of Awendaw, 2014 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Folly River Sunset

Mark A. Leon of Charleston, 2017 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Folly River

Ben Woods, Jr. of Summerville, 2016 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Reflections on Folly River

Sasha Azevedo of Summerville submitted the photo below and says, “I often drive out from Summerville to the Folly Beach area, as I have discovered it to be one of the best places in the Lowcountry to watch the sun set. On this particular evening, I witnessed one of the most magical, beautiful and peaceful sunsets I’ve ever seen over the Folly River.”

Sasha Azevedo of Summerville © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Folly River Info

Address: Folly Beach Road, Folly Beach, SC 29439
GPS Coordinates: 32.641470,-79.977964

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