The Town of Hilton Head Island provides nearly 54 miles of public pathways and nature trails on which pedestrians and cyclists may enjoy the diverse destinations and activities provided by this wonderful place to work and play. In addition, there are more than 50 miles of pathways and shared roadways within the private developments. These private pathways are for the use of residents and renters of the respective communities and their guests. Please contact your rental agency or the individual development's security office regarding their policy on entering and exiting the community.
The pathway map highlights the existing public pathways. Many kiosks are located along the pathways with an island-wide map on one side, and a localized map of the area on the other.
The Town of Hilton Head Island contains 12 miles of the world's finest beach. At low tide, it is the ideal opportunity for your family to enjoy the coastline on your bicycle. Public beaches can be accessed via the beach parks highlighted on the pathway map.
The Town of Hilton Head Island is proud to provide a network of parks that capture the unique character of the Town's natural environment and recreational opportunities for our residents and visitors. While using the pathway system, please visit and enjoy these facilities. Public restrooms are available in most parks.
The pedestrian and bicycle paths within the various plantations are for the use of plantation residents and their guests.
Unsafe Pathway Conditions?
If a pathway is in need of repair, please contact our Facilities Management Division at (843)342-4580.
Pathway Regulations can be located in the Town's Municipal Code Section 12-1-511 which states:
Motor vehicles prohibited on pathways.
Any publicly owned pathway or lane designed for pedestrians or bicycles shall not be traversed or utilized in any way by any of the following:
|White Stripe and Stop Sign||Road Crossing||Stop and Look for Motorists|
|Yellow Center Line||Two-way Traffic||Keep to the Right|
|Several Ladder Hatching Stripes||Crosswalk||Watch out for other bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists|
Please lock your bicycle when not in use!
Bicycle thefts are preventable.