A framed view of Ravenel Bridge, Charleston, from the gazebo on Shem Creek boardwalk in Mt. Pleasant, south Carolina
A view of Ravenel Bridge in Charleston over the marsh from Shem Creek boardwalk in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
From the tires at the base of the sculpture, to his bottle-capped beak, Pete the Pelican at Shem Creek is covered by marine trash to raise awareness of the ever-growing problem of marine debris and how it affects local waterways and sea life.
A striking roof on a large home adds color to the marsh at Shem Creek, South Carolina
One of the best ways to explore Shem Creek is aboard a watercraft! Brave the waves with a paddle out to Crab Island and see the native migratory birds. In the distance, you can also enjoy a unique view of iconic Charleston landmarks such as the Ravenel Bridge, Fort Sumter, and the Charleston Harbor.
Fiddler crabs thrive in marsh habitats where the substrate is stable enough to allow for the construction of burrows. They are common at Shem Creek and along the South Carolina coast.
A water channel runs through the marsh around Shem Creek, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Shem Creek, Mount Pleasant’s popular waterfront dining and drinking district, has a park and boardwalk offering panoramic views (with chairs too!) of the marsh and Charleston