Dolphin Head - Member Hike

Hike Name: Dolphin Head
Country: United States
State: South Carolina
Nearby Town: Hilton Head
Rating: 4 stars
Directions: Dolphin Head is located within Hilton Head Plantation (which requires a permit for access). Enter through the main gate then look for signs for Dolphin Head and follow them to a playground at the sound. The trailhead is to the left of the play area.
Total Hike Distance: 3.20 miles
Hike Difficulty: Easy
Permit Required: No
Hike Type: In & Out, Backtrack Hike
Hike Starts/Ends: Dolphin Head Playground
Trails Used: Pine Island Trail
Backcountry Campsites: No
Backcountry Water Sources: None
Management: Private Property
Contact Information: Hilton Head Island Land Trust
P.O. Box 21058
Hilton Head Island, SC 29925
Best Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Users: Hikers, Dogs
Road Conditions: Primary Paved Roads, Secondary Paved Roads
Hike Summary: This is a short hike that starts at Dolphin Head in Hilton Head Plantation and follows the beach to Pine Island. There are outstanding views out an in to Port Royal Sound on this hike, but be weary of high tides that will leave you with very little beach to make a return trip.



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Trip Reports

  Date Rating Duration Hiker
Dolphin Head - May 29, 2021 May 29, 2021 4 stars 1 hour BirdShooter


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