Resource Management

There are never a lack of resource management issues when dealing with over 80,000 acres of land and its contents.  In our park enewsletter, we discuss current resource management issues.  These stories and features will be posted here so you can stay on top of  the latest topic from wildlife management to forestry issues.
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Re-opening of Hunting Island State Park

The Hunting Island campground will reopen on Friday, August 4, 2017.

The following areas of Hunting Island opened to the public on Friday, June 2:  

  • South Beach
  • North Beach
  • Lighthouse
  • Lighthouse Gift Shop
  • The Lagoon
  • Most park trails -- the following trails will remain closed: Marsh Boardwalk Trail, Lighthouse Nature Trail, Lighthouse Magnolia Forest Connector
  • Park Visitor Center
  • Nature Center
  • A portion of the pier  (NO fishing or crabbing is allowed.)
Please do not venture into restricted or closed areas for your own safety.

Here are some tips to enjoy your next trip to Hunting Island:

  • Visit early in the day or later in the day to avoid crowds.
  • Visit during the week.  The park will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., daily.
  • Carpool when possible.
  • Pack your patience.
  • Be cautious and stay in designated areas at all times.  Do not venture into restricted areas for your own safety.
For more information, please feel free to contact the park at 843-838-7437.  Please stay tuned to this website and our social media channels for more information.

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Park hours will be 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., daily.  Admission is $5 per person; $3 per child age 6-15 years old; free for children 5 years old and younger; and $3.25 for South Carolina senior citizens age 65 and older.

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