Surfside Beach Pier – Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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The Surfside Pier was severely damaged during Hurricane Matthew on October 8, 2016. Over 50% of the pier was lost, with debris scattered for miles. The pier is expected to be closed until mid-2018. Click here for status updates on the pier.
During the 1970s and 1980s, the Holliday Family owned and operated the pier. It was destroyed by Hurricane Hugo in 1989 and wasn’t rebuilt until March of 1993. In October of 2016 the pier was almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Matthew.
The Town of Surfside Beach has operated the pier since 2008.
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Reflections on the Surfside Pier
Frequent contributor Andy Hunter shares his experience capturing photos at the Surfside Pier: “During my recent vacation, I stayed in a condo just south of the Surfside Pier. There are always folks fishing, even at sunrise.”
Contributor Marilyn Kuhns shares, “My favorite thing was to stay up all night, go out to the beach for sunrise and take pictures, then go home and sleep.”
Surfside Beach Pier Info
Address: 11 North Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575
GPS Coordinates: 33.605175,-78.971964
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