Myrtle Beach State Park
4401 South Kings HWY | Myrtle Beach, SC 29575 | Phone: 843-238-5325 | mbeachsp@scprt.com

Programs & Events

Check out our Summer Program Schedule!

Find our September Program Schedule here!

Art Near the Oaks: Crab Painting Sunday, September 17

Spend the night on the Myrtle Beach pier with our Camping ExPIERience September 23-24! Get more information here and check out the registration form here

Join us Saturday, October 21 and Take a Kid Fishing! Get more details on the program and registration information here

Click here for a list of Myrtle Beach State Park's Annual Events



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A Crabby Experience!

  • June 6, 2017 - August 22, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Tuesday
Free with Park Passport !
Test your luck from the fishing pier as we try to catch a variety of crabs, fish and many other critters. This is a catch and release program in order...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Sizing Up Turtles

  • June 7, 2017 - August 23, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Discover the differences among the sea turtles that you can spot from the fishing pier. Using skulls, life-size models, and a silly sea turtle costume, we will discuss the differences...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Seine-sational Fun!

  • June 8, 2017 - August 24, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Every Week on Thursday
Discover all sorts of fish, crabs, and other critters as we pull a seine net through the surf zone. Wear clothes that can get wet. Kids 12 and under must...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Destination Turtle DNA

  • June 8, 2017 - August 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
  • September 1, 2017 - September 29, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Do sea turtles lay their eggs on the same beach? How often do they nest? See how scientists are tracking turtles to discover their nesting secrets. For ages 8 to...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Legends of the Forest

  • June 9, 2017 - August 25, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Have you heard about our maritime forest and all it holds? Hear its story unfold through forest sounds, a tree-mendous costume, and some live woodland visitors. For ages 5 to...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Feeding Time

  • June 10, 2017 - August 26, 2017, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
  • September 2, 2017 - September 30, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
Come see what the hungry animals in the nature center are eating!

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

What Dwells in a Shell?

  • August 30, 2017 - September 27, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Learn how to identify the seashell treasures you find on the beach and discover how these animals live. What’s a bivalve? Can clams move? What do the animals inside the...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Backyard Bird ID

  • August 31, 2017 - September 28, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
Do you like backyard birds? So do we! We will spend time at our outdoor feeding station where we will spot some common birds and learn a bit more! This...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

The Garbage Monster Storytime!

  • September 10, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • September 17, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • September 24, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Have fun with this engaging and interactive story about trash and recycling. This is a perfect way to encourage young kids to recycle! Appropriate for ages 4 to 8.

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Beach Sweep

  • September 16, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Many people love to come and enjoy the beauty of the beach. Unfortunately, more people often means more pollution than we can reach. Become a part of the solution and...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park
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