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TRAVEL ADVISORY

The Hunting Island lighthouse will be closed to the public, May 20-22, 2019 for filming.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

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

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

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.

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HOURS

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

OFFICE

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

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ADMISSION

$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

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

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Camping

  • Camping Information: Camping is available at the northern end of the park near the ocean. Each site has water and electrical hookups. The campground roads are paved while the sites are packed soil. Some sites accommodate RVs up to 40 ft.; others up to 28 ft. The campground is convenient to hot showers with restroom facilities.

  • Camping Reservations: To make a camping reservation or view current rates, call toll-free 1-866-345-PARK (7275) or visit our reservations page by clicking here. Rates vary by season and demand and are subject to change.

    Reservations requested less than one (1) day in advance of check-in must be made directly through the park. For example: If today is Friday and you are making a reservation checking in on today, Friday, you must make the reservation by contacting the park directly.

  • Standard Sites with Elec. & Water: 102 sites
  • 50 Amp Service Sites: 102 of the standard sites offer 20/30 & 50 amp electrical service.

  • Dump Station: Yes
  • Primitive Group Area: A primitive group camping area is available for organized groups up to 100 people. (An organized group is defined as a group that holds regular meetings and has a lead officer or elected/appointed officials.) The area includes picnic tables, central water and nearby restroom.

    Reservations are accepted. To make a primitive group camping reservation, contact the park directly. Minimum rate is $11 -13.50 which allows up to ten campers. The rate increases by $5-6.50 increments for each additional five campers.

  • Tent Camping: Yes
  • RV Camping: Yes
  • Pets: 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.