Boating & Blueways

There are 27 public boat landings maintained by Horry County.


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Boat Landings

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There are 35 public boat landings throughout Horry County, 27 of which are managed by Horry County Parks and Recreation. Most landings are located in rural areas, along black waters of the Great Pee Dee, Little Pee Dee, Lumber, and Waccamaw Rivers. Many of these accesses are appropriate for paddlers to launch from as well. Heavily trafficked landings, especially along the Intracoastal Waterway are not recommended for paddlers to launch from for safety reasons.

The following information identifies all public boat landings in Horry County, including those owned by the City of Conway, City of North Myrtle Beach, Grand Strand Water & Sewer, SC Department of Natural Resources, and US Fish & Wildlife Service. 

Boat Landings

County Maintained Boat Landings

Landing Address Paddling Launch
Billy Witherspoon Landing (Savannah Bluff Landing) 990 Waccamaw Dr, Conway, SC 29527 X
Bucksville Landing 500 Landing Rd, Conway 29527
Causey Landing 10399 Griffins Landing, Nichols 29581 X
Chris Anderson Landing 1112E Hwy 9, Longs 29568
Danny Knight Landing (Red Bluff Landing) 204 Hwy 31, Longs 29568
Enterprise Landing 7999 Bay Rd, Myrtle Beach 29588
Galivants Ferry Landing 105 Hwy 501 W, Galivants Ferry 29544
Gunters Lake Landing 4219 Gunters Lake Rd, Galivants Ferry 29544
Huggins Landing 799 Huggins Landing Rd, Galivants Ferry 29544 X
Hughes Landing 10000 Hughes Landing Rd, Galivants Ferry 29544 X
Johnny Causey Landing 2111 Little River Neck Rd, North Myrtle Beach 29582
Jordan Lake Landing 8566 Jordan Lake Rd, Conway 29527 X
Lee’s Landing 485 River Rd, Conway 29526
Peachtree Landing 6652 Peachtree Rd, Myrtle Beach 29588
Pitch Landing 100 Pitch Landing Rd, Conway 29527 X
Pitts Landing Pitts Landing Rd, Conway 29527
Peter Vaught Sr Landing 10923 Schultz Way, Myrtle Beach 29572
Port Harrelson Landing 1900 Big Bull Landing Rd, Conway 29527
Punch Bowl Landing 7099 Punch Bowl Rd, Conway 29526 X
Reaves Ferry Landing 5880 Old Reaves Ferry Rd, Conway 29526 X
Ricefield Cove Landing 3575 River Rd, Nichols 29581 X
Rosewood Landing 4698 Peachwood Ct, Myrtle Beach 29588 X
Sandy Bluff Landing 10650 Church Landing Rd, Nichols 29581 X
Socastee Landing and Park 4299 Peachtree Rd, Myrtle Beach 29588
Stanley Drive Landing 292 Stanley Dr, Garden City 29576 X
T. Craig Campbell Landing 148 Morgan Ave. Little River 29588
Yauhannah Landing 9300 Hwy 701 S, Conway 29527

Blueways

Horry County’s rivers serve as scenic resources for its residents and are a draw for outdoor recreational enthusiasts. Not only is a portion of the Little Pee Dee River designated as a Scenic River, there are also two nationally recognized paddling trails that traverse Horry County, including the Waccamaw River Blue Trail and the Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail.

Little Pee Dee Scenic River
Open daily 5AM – 8PM
The Little Pee Dee River has been designated as a scenic river. This designation will help to preserve the heritage of the river by properly managing thing natural resources. There are several boat landings and recreational areas along the river to allow for access to the scenic waters. http://www.dnr.sc.gov/water/river/scenic/littlepeedee.html
Waccamaw Blue Trail
The Waccamaw River Blue Trail was established in 2013 by the National Parks Service. This National Water Trail extends from Chris Anderson Landing on Hwy 9 in Horry County to East Bay Park in the City of Georgetown. This trail meanders through the protected bottomland hardwood swamps of the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge and the historic riverfront cities of Conway and Georgetown. For more information, visit: https://www.nps.gov/watertrails/trail/info/45
Maps are available for download at: bluetrailsquide.org
Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail
The Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail (SECT) is another blueway that traverses Horry County. It spans from the Chesapeake Bay to the Georgia-Florida border, following the Intracoastal Waterway. For over 800 miles, the SECT hugs the coastal waters of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, providing a unique opportunity for paddlers to experience an unbroken trail through four states in the tidal marshes and rivers of the southern USA.http://www.secoastpaddlingtrail.com/

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