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Surfside Beach Pier — Surfside Beach, South Carolina

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Surfside Beach Pier

The Surfside Pier was severely damaged during Hurricane Matthew on October 8, 2016. Over 50% of the pier was lost, with debris scattered for miles. The pier is expected to be closed until mid-2018. Click here for status updates on the pier.

The Surfside Pier is located on Surfside Beach in Horry County, just south of Myrtle Beach. The pier was originally built in 1953 and has been rebuilt at least three times.

Surfside Pier Sunrise

Roger Lancaster of Waterford, Virginia, 2009 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

During the 1970s and 1980s, the Holliday Family owned and operated the pier. It was destroyed by Hurricane Hugo in 1989 and wasn’t rebuilt until March of 1993. In October of 2016 the pier was almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Matthew.

Surfside Pier Night

Roger Lancaster of Waterford, Virginia, 2009 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

The Town of Surfside Beach has operated the pier since 2008.

More Pictures of the Surfside Beach Pier

Surfside Pier South Carolina

Tommy Dodgens of Easley, 2014 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Surfside Pier Sea Oats

Roger Lancaster of Waterford, Virginia, 2009 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Surfside Pier at Night

Steve Rich of Aiken © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Surfside Pier

Matt Trudeau of Murrells Inlet, 2010 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Reflections on the Surfside Pier

Frequent contributor Andy Hunter shares his experience capturing photos at the Surfside Pier: “During my recent vacation, I stayed in a condo just south of the Surfside Pier. There are always folks fishing, even at sunrise.”

Contributor Marilyn Kuhns shares, “My favorite thing was to stay up all night, go out to the beach for sunrise and take pictures, then go home and sleep.”

Add your own reflections here.

Surfside Beach Pier Info

Address: 11 North Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575
GPS Coordinates: 33.605175,-78.971964

Surfside Beach Pier Map

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One Comment about Surfside Beach Pier

Robert says:
January 15th, 2011 at 5:35 pm

I used to live across from this pier and fish from it. Amazing what pictures will do for you!


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