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Re-opening of Hunting Island State Park

We are happy to announce the re-opening of portions of Hunting Island State Park!  The following areas will be open to the public beginning Friday, May 26:
  • 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
The campground area is scheduled to open in mid-June.   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 our social media channels for more information.

Facebook - South Carolina State Parks
Twitter - @SC_State_Parks
Instagram - @SCStateParks

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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