Admission: $1 per person.
Hours of Operation: James Island County Park is open 8:00 – 8:00 in summer months, and open 8:00 – 6:00 in winter months.
Fort Johnson is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 – 5:00.
Highlights of James Island include Fort Johnson (military operations were based here during the Civil and Revolutionary Wars), Fort Johnson Point, James Island County Park.
Birding is best from August through May.
White Ibis, Clapper Rail, American Oystercatcher, Common Ground-dove, Loggerhead Shrike, Marsh Wren, Seaside Sparrow, Bald Eagle, Brown Pelican, Ruddy Turnstone, Spotted Sandpiper, Least Tern, Gull-billed Tern, Forster’s Tern, Royal Tern.
Yellow-crowned Night-heron, Mississippi Kite, Gull-billed Tern, Sandwich Tern, Least Tern, Black Skimmer, Painted Bunting, Osprey.
Red-throated Loon, Horned Grebe, Northern Gannet, Bald Eagle, Great Black-backed Gull, Saltmarsh Sparrow, Nelson’s Sharp-tailed Sparrow.