The Battery

Scenic Lookout, Historic Site
East Battery (Murray Blvd)
Charleston, SC 29401


  • Come look at the spectacular views Fort Sumpter and the Charleston Harbor!
  • Great place to catch a breeze and cool off on a southern summer afternoon. Enjoy the view while cooling off.
  • Amazing views make this one of the most romantic spots in the city.
  • Come in the morning when the temp is cool and water glassy
  • Dont just stare up at the gorgeous faades: The 1825 gem Edmondston-Alston House (21 E Battery) is open for tours. Green Guide Editor
  • Great place to people watch and wave hello!
  • Welcome to Charleston! It's not just an accent, it's an ATTITUDE! Text GEECHIE to 55469 to keep up with the haps!
  • Having a picnic!
  • Nice scenic area. Not the most impressive place in the world, but a fun trip. Parking is free but there's never any after 10 am.
  • Nice place to let the kids or dogs run around. Always nice and cool from the shade of the oaks and the sea breeze!!
  • Great scenic spot for exercising.
  • The walk from Cheney Park (next to the Coast Guard Station at Tradd St. and Murray Blvd.) to the end of the High Battery is 1.2 miles.
  • The view is gorgeous at all hours. Incredibly romantic spot. 1-2hr. parking, but careful: there's a circulating traffic cop that seems to keep close watch.
  • Walk along the water for a breezy tour of the historic homes.
  • The trees are great to sit on! !
  • Earliest morning best!!!!
  • Beautiful park and homes nearby!
  • Watching dolphins!
  • Tim Scott for Congress
  • Sunset here is amazing!!!

Nearby places

1 King St (at Murray Blvd)
Concord St (at Vendue Range)
188 Meeting St (at Market St)