Which beaches are open in Myrtle Beach?

By Cassidy Moore
July 24, 2020

All area beaches are open.

* Editor’s Note: The information found on this page is about public beach accesses only. For information on hotels and other accommodations reopening, click here

Public beach accesses in the city of Myrtle Beach, city of North Myrtle Beach, unincorporated Horry County, and the towns of Surfside Beach and Pawleys Island are all open. Myrtle Beach-area hotels are open. 

Social distancing protocols are being enforced, and groups of three or more people who are not immediate family members are not allowed to gather on the beaches. Although several municipalities have passed ordinances requiring people to wear masks in public spaces, masks are not required on the beach. 

Click a municipality to see the full list of beach accesses. 

City of Myrtle Beach – Open

Horry County (unincorporated) – Open

City of North Myrtle Beach – Open

Surfside Beach – Open 

Pawleys Island – Open

City of Myrtle Beach – Beach Accesses Open

All public beach are open as of April 28. The city of Myrtle Beach controls 114 public beach accesses. 

•29th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•28th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•27th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•26th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•25th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•24th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open 

•William Street, Myrtle Beach – open

•21st Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•Hurl Rock Park at 20th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•19th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•1809 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•1703 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•16th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open 

•15th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open 

•13th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•12th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open 

•11th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•10th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open 

•9th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open 

•8th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•7th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•6th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•Withers Swash at 451 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•3rd Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•2nd Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•1st Avenue South, Myrtle Beach – open

•1st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open 

•2nd Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•3rd Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•4th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open 

•5th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•6th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•7th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open 

•8th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•9th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•Plyler Park, Myrtle Beach – open 

•12th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•13th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open 

•14th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•15th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•16th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open 

•17th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•1708 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•1800 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•1802 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open 

•1804 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•Anderson Park, Myrtle Beach – open 

•20th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•2104 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•2106 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•2108 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•2204 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•2206 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•23rd Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•2310 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•24th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•25th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•2502 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•26th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•2604 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•2606 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•2608 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•27th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•28th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•2802 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•2804 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•29th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•30th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•31st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open 

•34th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•37th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•38th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•39th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•40th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•41st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•42nd Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•43rd Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•44th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•45th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•46th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•47th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•48th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open 

•49th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•50th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•51st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•52nd Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•53rd Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•Gardens by the Sea, 5400 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•Beach Place, Myrtle Beach – open

•Seaside Place, Myrtle Beach – open 

•Haskell Circle, Myrtle Beach – open

•Highland Way, Myrtle Beach – open

•63rd Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•64th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•65th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•66th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•67th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•69th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•70th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open 

•71st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•72nd Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•73rd Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•74th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•75th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•76th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•77th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•78th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•79th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•80th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•81st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•82nd Avenue North, Myrtle Beach – open

•8702 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

•8926 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach – open

Horry County – Beach Accesses Open

Public beach accesses are open. Horry County maintains all the public beach accesses in Garden City Beach, one access by Myrtle Beach State Park, and five public beach accesses in the Arcadian Shores community off Shore Drive. 

•Cedar Avenue, Garden City Beach – open

•Holly Avenue, Garden City Beach – open

•Azalea, Garden City Beach – open

•Magnolia Avenue, Garden City Beach – open

•Yaupon Avenue, Garden City Beach – open

•Pine Avenue, Garden City Beach – open

•Oak Avenue, Garden City Beach – open

•Cypress Avenue, Garden City Beach – open

•Anglers Drive, Garden City Beach – open

•Holiday Drive, Garden City Beach – open

•Sunset Drive, Garden City Beach – open

•Rainbow Drive, Garden City Beach – open

•Seabreeze Drive, Garden City Beach – open

•Calhoun Drive, Garden City Beach – open

•Woodland Drive, Garden City Beach – open

•Hawes Avenue, Garden City Beach – open

•Nash Street, Myrtle Beach – open

•Sands Ocean Club South (Shore Drive), Myrtle Beach – open

•Sands Ocean Club North (Shore Drive), Myrtle Beach – open

•Cottage Beach (Shore Drive), Myrtle Beach – open

•Maison Drive (Shore Drive), Myrtle Beach – open

•Hibben Memorial Park (Shore Drive), Myrtle Beach – open 

North Myrtle Beach – Beach Accesses Open

All public beach accesses and public parking are open. The accesses and parking are located here: 

• 1st Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open

• 3rd Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• Hillside Drive from 3rd Ave North to 11th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 4th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 5th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 6th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 7th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 8th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 9th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 10th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 11th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 12th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 13th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open

• 14th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 15th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 16th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• Hillside Drive from 16th Ave North to 18th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 17th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 18th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 20th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 21st Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• Spring St from Sea Mountain Hwy to Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 23rd Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 25th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 32nd Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 34th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 39th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 46th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• Alongside of and behind Lake Drive/50th Ave North paid parking lot, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 55th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 57th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open

• 58th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 59th Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• East Nixon St from 53rd Ave North to 61st Ave North, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• The Point located at the dead end of Ocean Boulevard in Cherry Grove, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 1st Ave South, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 6th Ave South, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• Perrin Drive from 7th Ave South to 8th Ave South, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 9th Ave South, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 20th Ave South, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 28th Ave South, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• Seaview St from 34th Ave South to 36th Ave South, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• Seaview St from 39th Ave South to 48th Ave South, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 46th Ave South, North Myrtle Beach – open 

• 48th Ave South, North Myrtle Beach – open

Surfside Beach – Beach Accesses Open

Public beach accesses are open in Surfside Beach.

•1st Ave. North, Surfside Beach – open

•2nd Ave. North, Surfside Beach – open

•3rd Ave. North, Surfside Beach – open

•6th Ave. North, Surfside Beach – open 

•8th Ave. North, Surfside Beach – open

•Surfside Pier, Surfside Beach – open

•Yaupon Drive, Surfside Beach – open

•2nd Ave. South, Surfside Beach – open

•3rd Ave. South, Surfside Beach – open 

•4th Ave. South, Surfside Beach – open

•5th Ave. South, Surfside Beach – open

•6th Ave. South, Surfside Beach – open

•7th Ave. South, Surfside Beach – open

•10th Ave. South, Surfside Beach – open

•13th Ave. South, Surfside Beach – open

•Melody Lane, Surfside Beach – open

Pawleys Island – Beach Accesses Open

The town of Pawleys Island is keeping public beach accesses opened May 1. They are: 

• South End – 764 County Rd S-22-104, Pawleys Island – Open

• Pritchard Street, Pawleys Island –  Open

• Hazard Street, Pawleys Island –  Open

• First Street, Pawleys Island –  Open

• Pearce Street, Pawleys Island –  Open

• Second Street, Pawleys Island –  Open

• Third Street, Pawleys Island –  Open

• Shell Street, Pawleys Island –  Open