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Hunting Island State Park will remain closed through Wednesday, July 15. Park roads are still flooded and impassable. We do apologize for the inconvenience. 

We are currently experiencing hazardous road conditions.  Please take extreme caution navigating our roads. Pay attention to park signage as traffic patterns are subject to change.

The Hunting Island lighthouse will reopen on June 15.  Please click here for reservation information.

St. Phillips Island Tours are resuming on June 16.  Click here for details or to book your tour.

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

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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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$8/adult; $5/SC seniors; $4/ 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