Deveaux Bank Seabird Sanctuary

Property Location

Edisto Island, SC 29438

Latitude: 32.549  Longitude:-80.181
Acreage: 215
County: Charleston


Property Type: Seabird Sanctuaries

Hours of Operation

Deveaux Bank is closed year-round above the high water line with the exception of a portion on the Seabrook Island side designated for limited recreational use.

Seasonal closure of a portion of the intertidal zone (beach) for coastal birds is from March 15 - October 15.

Closed areas will be demarcated by symbolic fencing and will occur on the seaward side of the island.

The beaches on the ends of the island, facing inland, will continue to be open year round. Dogs and camping are prohibited year-round.


Contact us

Felicia Sanders
Santee Coastal Preserve
McClellanville, South Carolina 29458
843-520-0961
sandersf@dnr.sc.gov

Emergency Information

Emergency - 911
DNR Law Enforcement: 1-800-922-5431
Forest Fire Dispatch: 1-800-777-3473
Report Litter Violations: 1-877-7LITTER

Report violations such as abuse, dumping, out-of-season hunting, plant thefts, vandalism, etc. Please call 1-800-922-5431 (available 24 hours/day, everyday).