Broad Creek


Major Neighborhoods and Communities within Broad Creek watershed

  • Harbour Town in Sea Pines
  • Spanish Wells
  • Wexford Plantation
  • Long Cove Club
  • Shelter Cove
  • Indigo Run
  • Palmetto Dunes north of U.S. 278
  • Palmetto Bay Marina
  • Hilton Head Island
  • Broad Creek Marina
  • Shelter Cove Marina

According to the Town of Hilton Head Island’s Broad Creek Management Plan, 54 percent  of the town’s uplands are part of the Broad Creek watershed.

Unique Natural Features 
Broad Creek divides Hilton Head Island into two parts. The southern part geologically is a barrier island, and the northern part is an older sea island to which the barrier island has fused. (Older parts are the same age as the sediments that underlie St. Helena Island.)

bluecrabWildlife of Interest

  • Great crabbing area.
  • Terrific fishing for juvenile reds.
  • Check here for more information on Red Drum and Blue Crab.

Read the 2002 Broad Creek Management Plan.

Check your local Shellfish Status.