Pitt Street Bridge


If you are looking for a beautiful and peaceful walk, a place to relax, and enjoy the outdoors with cool breeze, the Pitt Street Bridge is the perfect spot for you. The Pitt Street bridge is a historical landmark and is located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The Pitt Street Bridge is narrow and has been long considered as a linear park. It was once a trolley bridge used to cross the Charleston harbor from Mount Pleasant to the beach of Sullivan’s Island. The bridge was built in 1898 as a trolley bridge and was mainly made up of wooden planks; later in 1923 the bridge was widened and replaced with concrete. The bridge offers great views of Charleston Harbor and surrounding areas. This place is a popular spot for walking, fishing, biking, kayaking, bird watching, and photography.

These photos are from our visit to Pitt Street Bridge on 14th March, 2023.

Pitt Street Bridge, Mt Pleasant, South Carolina
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Quick Facts and Tips

  • The address of the Pitt Street Bridge is 101 Pitt Street, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina and is about 10 minutes drive from downtown Charleston.
  • The bridge is open to the public from sunrise to sunset.
  • The admission to the park and parking is free.
  • There is a small parking lot located at the end of Pitt Street with limited spots.  The parking can fill up quickly, especially on weekends and during peak hours.
  • The walk on the bridge is approximately 1.5 miles round trip and is mostly flat.
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • Bring water and snacks.
  • Take cautions during high tides. 
  • Be prepared for the heat and humidity during the summer.
  • There are no public restrooms at Pitt Street Bridge.
  • Pets are allowed on the bridge, but they must be kept on a leash at all times.
  • A great place to watch the sunset.
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