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Welcome to FRESPACE!

We are FRESPACE, that is FRiends of Edisto Beach State Park and the Edisto ACE Basin NERR (National Estuarine Research Reserve) and (EIC) Environmental Learning Center.  Founded in October 2002, we are a South Carolina corporation with tax exempt 501(c)(3) status.

Our purpose is to solicit volunteers and raise funds to support local educational and recreational projects for the public by enhancing the park systems, Environmental Learning Center, Ranger Station, and park grounds. Download a copy of our brochure (PDF)!

FRESPACE Announcements

COVID-19 Edisto Beach State Park Environmental Learning Center Social Distancing

Summer Season for State Park and Social Distancing

Attention: FRESPACE Member: The busy summer season for the State Park is approaching. Due to social distancing guidelines, the park...
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COVID-19 Edisto Beach State Park Environmental Learning Center

Memorial Day, Park Capacity, and Social Distancing

Attention: FRESPACE Members: Memorial Day is fast approaching as well as the busy summer. Due to social distancing guidelines, the...
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COVID-19 Edisto Beach State Park

Edisto Beach State Park Day-Use Will Not Open May 1, 2020

Please be advised that Edisto Beach State Park will not be opening for day-use on May 1. The park will...
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COVID-19 Edisto Beach State Park

COVID-19 Park Closings: Travel Advisory

UPDATE - 3/27/2020:  Beginning Saturday, March 28, all state parks in South Carolina will be closed through Thursday, April 30, to...
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COVID-19 Easter Egg Hunt Events

Easter Egg Hunt Canceled

The Easter Egg Hunt at the Edisto Beach State Park scheduled for April 4, 2020 has been canceled due to...
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