Hilton Head Island, SC


Beach Rules and Regulations

The following are prohibited on all Hilton Head Island beaches:

• Alcoholic liquor, beer, wine.

• Glass (bottles, containers).

• Littering.

• Indecent exposure (nudity).

• Disorderly conduct.

• Disturbing the peace.

• Unauthorized vehicles.

• Fires and fireworks.

• Shark fishing.

• Removing, harming or harassing any live beach fauna (sea turtles, sand dollars, conches, starfish).

• Removing, altering or damaging dunes, sea oats or other dune flora.

• Operating, launching or landing unauthorized motorized watercraft.

• Unauthorized commercial activity.

• Sleeping on the beach between midnight and 6 a.m.

• Unauthorized wearing of lifeguard emblems, insignias.

• Soliciting or distributing handouts.

• Kites not under manual control.

• Stunt kites 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 1 through Sept. 30.

• Sand-sailing.

Source: Town of Hilton Head Island