How to reach:
To reach the tidal bench marks from the junction of U.S. Highway 52 and U.S. Highway 176 at Goose Creek, proceed SE on Red Bank Road (County Road S-8-29) for 10.9 km (6.8 mi) to Bushy Park Road (Country Road S-8-503), (also 6.0 km (3.7 mi) east along Red Bank Road from its intersection with N. Rhett Avenue extencded), thence 5.6 km (3.5 mi) northerly along Bushy Park Road to the entrance of the former General Dynamics Corporation now operated by the Marine Energy Systems Corporation (MESC) at 2040 Bushy Park Road. Thence 0.72 km (0.45 mi) east through the security gate along the road to the north side of the barge slip. The primary bench mark is located in the vicinity of the barge slip and the tide gage pier. The tide gage and staff were located on a pier just north of the barge slip.