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Hunting Island

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A portion of the pier is open, however, no fishing or crabbing is allowed at this time.

Lighthouse:  Please note, only six visitors may enter the lighthouse at one time, with staggered entrance, to provide a more unique visitor experience and to assist in preserving this historic structure.

To view a ride through of the new, reservable beach parking area, click here.

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6 a.m. - 6 p.m., daily (extended to 9 p.m. during Daylight Saving Time)


9 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sa-Su

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$5/adult; $3.25 SC seniors; $3/ child age 6-15; Free for children 5 and younger
Lighthouse admission: $2/person

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Pets are not allowed in the cabin or the cabin area, on the pier or inside the lighthouse complex. Dogs are not permitted on the tip of North Beach past the posted markers to protect critical shorebird habitat. Pets are allowed in most other outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.

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Wifi Available

Hunting Island State Park


Area Info

For more information on things to see and do in the area:

  • Driving Directions:
    From I-95: Take Hwy 21 E. toward Beaufort. Drive 42 mi. Hwy 21 ends at the park.
  • Ocean Front Location: Yes
  • Beach Location: Yes
  • Counties: Beaufort
  • Acreage: 5000
  • Miles to Nearest Hospital: 17
  • Miles to Nearest Town: 17
  • Miles to Nearest Grocery Store: 14
  • Florence, SC: 168
  • Savannah, GA: 56
  • Raleigh, NC: 317
  • Atlanta, GA: 282
  • Augusta, GA: 135
  • Charlotte, NC: 236
  • Charleston, SC: 85
  • Columbia, SC: 150
  • Greenville, SC: 236