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Parks & Recreation


The Lowcountry’s year-round temperate climate is ideal for spending time outside and residents make it a priority to enjoy every second. As a result, both Hilton Head Island and Bluffton offer a superb selection of parks and recreational opportunities that appeal to a wide variety of interests, activity levels and age groups.

Hilton Head Island

Barker Field

70 Baygall Road | Hilton Head Island

Features: baseball fields, multi-purpose field, playground, observation deck, boardwalk and restrooms

Bristol Sports Arena

4 Helmsman Way | Hilton Head Island

Features: skate park, hockey rink, basketball goals, and restrooms

Chaplin Community Park

11 Cast Net Drive | Hilton Head Island

Features: basketball courts, tennis courts, multi-purpose fields, dog park, picnic pavilions, playground, leisure trails, restrooms, outdoor showers, and beach access

Cordillo Tennis Courts

2 South Forest Beach Drive | Hilton Head Island

Features: tennis courts (striped for pickle ball), restrooms

4 Haig Point Circle | Hilton Head Island

Features: baseball fields, soccer field, playground, leisure trails, grass meadow, picnic pavilion and restrooms

Crossings Park

Greens Shell Park

99 Squire Pope Road | Hilton Head Island

Features: basketball court, playground, observation deck, picnic pavilion, grill, and restrooms

Hilton Head Park (aka Old Schoolhouse Park)

152 William Hilton Parkway | Hilton Head Island

Features: basketball and tennis courts

Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park

228 Beach City Road | Hilton Head Island

Features: historic exhibits and interpretive signage, observation deck, leisure trails, picnic pavilion, outdoor showers, and restrooms

Island Recreation Center

20 Wilborn Road | Hilton Head Island

Features: double gymnasium, indoor walking track, fitness facility, outdoor pool, playgrounds, community rooms and extensive programs, basketball and pickleball courts and restrooms

Jarvis Creek Park

50 Jarvis Creek Road | Hilton Head Island

Features: large lake and fishing dock, fitness trail with workout stations, walking paths, playground, picnic pavilion and grill, grass meadow and restrooms

Lowcountry Celebration Park

94 Pope Avenue | Hilton Head Island

Features: playground, restrooms, picnic areas, walking path, fitness stations, wi-fi

Rowing and Sailing Center at Squire Pope Community Park

133 Squire Pope Road | Hilton Head Island

Features: floating dock, kayak launch, fixed pier, picnic pavilion, fire pit, grill and restrooms

Shelter Cove Community Park

39 Shelter Cove Lane | Hilton Head Island

Features: seasonal outdoor concerts, festivals and events, performance pavilion, event lawn, playground, public art, picnic pavilion, wifi and restrooms


Bluffton Center

61-B Ulmer Road | Bluffton

Features: outdoor basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, t-ball fields, soccer/football field, playground, gymnasium, dance room, game room, and restrooms

Bluffton Pool

55 Pritchardville Street | Bluffton

Features: 25-yard indoor heated pool with 6 lanes, on-deck showers, and restrooms

Buckwalter Recreation Center

905 Buckwalter Parkway | Bluffton

Features: soccer complex, indoor basketball, indoor racquetball, indoor volleyball, indoor track, indoor batting cages, outdoor skate park, cardio equipment and weight room, restrooms, showers, and lockers

DuBois Park

67 Lawrence Street | Bluffton

Features: open-air pavilion, open lawn area, picnic tables, playground, and restrooms

Oscar Frazier Park

10 Recreation Court | Bluffton

Features: baseball fields, batting cages, soccer field, playground, walking path, picnic pavilion and restrooms

M.C. Riley Complex

185 Goethe Road | Bluffton

Features: baseball fields, basketball court, batting cages, playground, and restrooms

New River Linear Trail

3809-3835 Okatie Highway | Bluffton

Features: linear recreational trail for walking and running

Oyster Factory Park

55 Wharf Street | Bluffton

Features: open-air pavilion, fire and oyster roast pit, picnic tables, boat ramp access to the May River, and restrooms