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Welcome to FRESPACE!

We are FRESPACE, that is FRiends of Edisto Beach State Park and the Edisto ACE Basin Environmental Learning Center (ELC). 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.

FRESPACE Announcements

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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COVID-19 Environmental Learning Center

SC State Park Environmental Learning Center (ELC) Closed

We have just been advised that the SC State Park Environmental Learning Center (ELC) has been closed until further notice...
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Annual Meeting COVID-19

Annual Meeting Canceled

Cancellation - Due to the coronavirus, our board has made the decision to cancel our in person Annual Meeting scheduled...
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