Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island

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283 Blvd De France
Parris Island, SC 29905
(843) 228-2111

About

Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island is an 8,095-acre military installation located within Port Royal, South Carolina, approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Beaufort, the community that is typically associated with the installation. MCRD Parris Island is used for the training of enlisted Marines. Male recruits living east of the Mississippi River and female recruits from all over the United States report here to receive their initial training. Male recruits living west of the Mississippi River receive their training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California, but may train at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island by special request.

 

(Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marine_Corps_Recruit_Depot_Parris_Island)

Directions

Driving from the north
Take I-95 until you reach South Carolina Exit 33. This will take you to Route 17.
Take it until you reach Route 21 South toward Beaufort.
From Route 21 South, you will make a right turn onto Route 280 shortly after passing Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort.
Continue traveling for approximately 6 miles. Route 280 eventually turns into Route 802. You will see a sign for Parris Island.
The off-ramp to Parris Island is on the right side of the road, and it will take you to the front gate.
Driving from the south
Take Exit 8 from I-95, this is US-278 E (going toward Bluffton/Beaufort/Hilton Head Island)
Turn LEFT onto SC-141. (almost 4 miles)
Turn LEFT onto SC-170 N/ Okatie Hwy and continue driving on this road for about 10 miles.
Turn RIGHT onto Savannah Hwy / SC-802.
Continue to follow SC-802, bearing right. (about 4 miles)
You will see a sign for Parris Island.
The off-ramp to Parris Island is on the right side of the road, and it will take you to the front gate.


Quick Reference

Chaplain and Religious Services
161 Blvd de France
(843) 228-2974
(843) 228-3533

Dining Facility
MCX Food Court
Wake Blvd., Bldg 409
(843) 228-1687

Education Center
923 Chosin Reservoir Rd
(843) 228-3889

Equal Opportunity Advisor
(843) 228-4919/3567

Family Advocacy Program
807 Hoffecker Ave
(843) 228-7093

Family Readiness
(843) 228-2944

Public Affairs Office
Bldg 283
(843) 228-3650

Fire Emergency Service
Emergency Operations Center
(843) 228-3698/3486

Finance Office
10 Mexico Street
(843) 228-2338

Housing Office
1140 Geiger Blvd
(843) 228-6000

Legal/JAG
172 Santo Domingo St
(843) 228-2559

Post Office
923 Chosin Reservoir Rd
(843) 228-2111


Base Surroundings

John Mark Verdier House
801 Bay St, Historic Downtown,
Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 524-6334

Beaufort National Cemetery
1601 Boundary St,
Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 524-3925

Santa Elena History Center
1501 Bay St,
Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 379-1550

Hunting Island State Park
1775 Sea Island Pkwy, St. Helena,
Beaufort, SC 29920
(843) 838-2011

Thibault Gallery
815 Bay Street,
Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 379-4278

Every Second Counts
22 Sams Point Way,
Beaufort, SC 29907
(843) 525-9000

Southern Rose Buggy Tours
1002B Bay St,
Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 524-2900

Base Listings

The numbers for Fairchild Air Force Base have low accuracy due to its unique utilization. Entire companies are rotated through on a regular basis, so large portions of the phone directory are subject to change without notice. Please contact the base operator at (509) 247-1212 if you experience any difficulty reaching your desired contact.

Name Level Name Phone
4th Battalion Exchange Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1553
Hair Salon Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-2368
Adult Intramural Sports Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1561
American Red Cross Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (877) 272-7337
Atlantic Marine Corps Communities Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 846-5300
Automotive Hobby Shop & Skills Center Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1599
Backyard Burgers Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1293
Base Operator Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-2111
Behavioral Health Branch Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-2044
Booking Information Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1587
Bowling Center - Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1551
Branch Health Clinic Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-3726
Brig & Brew Event and Social Club Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1541
CREDO Southeast Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (904) 542-1223
Career Resource Management Center Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-2761
Carlson Wagonlit/Sato Travel Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (866) 928-1420
Child Care Resource and Referral Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-7279
Child Development Center - Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-3514
Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (800) 868-2632
Commissary - Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-2383
DeTreville House Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 522-1663
Dental Clinic Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-3500
Depot Chapel Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-2974
Depot Theater - Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1525
Destructive Weather Line Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (800) 963-5023
DoD Safe Helpline Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (877) 995-5247
Dry Cleaners & Laundry Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1520
Elliot's Beach Picnic Area Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1587
Emergency Child Care Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 338-1554
Emergency Contact Information Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 322-5903
Events (MCCS Calendar) Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1667
Exceptional Family Member Program, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-3188
Exchange (MCX) Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1538
Family Member Employment Assistance Program Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-3377
Family Readiness Program Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1663
Fitness Center Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1579
Food & Hospitality Catering Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1500
Food Court MCRD Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1687
Fort Sill National Bank Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (803) 525-1161
Furniture Gallery Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1545
GNC Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 322-1930
Housing Office Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-2853
Information, Tickets and Tours Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 288-1540
Installation Address Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-2406
L.I.N.K.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-1573
Laurel Bay Child Development Center Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 846-1160
Law Center Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-3623
Legal Assistance Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-2559
Legends Golf Course and Pro Shop Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-2240
Lifelong Learning Program Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (843) 228-2152