Ocean Park Beach

White sand beach
101 1st Ave S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582, USA
102 miles from Charleston, SC
Water quality
Grades suggested by our reviewer
Water Quality
Unknown (read more)

Beach amenities

  • Pet friendlyBring your little friends!
  • WCPublic restrooms nearby
  • RestaurantsF&B places nearby
  • PlaygroundKids will have fun!
  • ParkingCar parking nearby
  • ShowerPublic showers available
  • Picnic tablesPicnic benches available
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About this beach

Warnings and hazards

Dogs are allowed on a leash only.

Ocean Park is a small oceanfront park with a paved parking lot and easy access to the beach located in North Myrtle Beach. It is a nice well-maintained and usually uncrowded spot popular with family visitors, couples, and some individual tourists.

Ocean Park offers the most basic amenities for comfortable family recreation and is conveniently located in the vicinity of various shopping places and eateries.

Location and Access

In order to reach Ocean Park, take Ocean Boulevard to 1st Avenue South, one block south of Main Street. The address details are 101 South Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The park is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day. There is a paved parking lot charged at the rate of $2 per hour.


The park is equipped with all the necessary amenities to make your recreation easy and comfortable. There are numerous restroom facilities and beach showers to rinse the seawater off your body.

If you’re looking forward to a picnic, bring your favorite food and occupy one of the picnic shelters. Otherwise, you can get some snacks and drinks from the seasonal concessions or vending machines. Family visitors will appreciate the children’s playground.

Shops and Eateries

There are grocery stores, gift shops, cafes, bars, restaurants, and coffee shops – all within walking distance.

Swimming Conditions

The beach is wide, flat, clean, and usually not overcrowded. The sand is white and soft – walking barefoot feels good. The waters of the Atlantic are gorgeous – turquoise and clear. You’ll have good chances to see turtles during the turtle nesting season. There are also dolphins, stingrays, and sharks in these waters.

Dog Policies

The beach rules allow bringing dogs on a leash. However, be aware that some visitors let their pets run off-leash.

Driving Time

  • 2 hours 25 minutes from Charleston, SC
  • 3 hours 20 minutes from Charlotte, NC
  • 4 hours from Savannah, GA

Hotels and rentals

If you're considering staying for one or even a few nights, there are plenty of options available near the beach. Chose your preferred accomodation type and your favourite room provider:

Beaches nearby

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Beach reviewed by:
Phil R.
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Beach map and directions
The beach is located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 101 1st Ave S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582, USA (Open on Google Maps)
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Reviewed on: July 21, 2020