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TRAVEL ADVISORY

The lighthouse and North Beach area at Hunting Island is open.  Please make sure you follow traffic signs when entering the park, as the route will be slightly different.  Visitors will be able to enjoy the beach, picnic area and historic lighthouse as usual.  

The Nature Center is also open and will serve as an information hub for the park.  

The South Beach area and the campground currently remain closed.  All trails and the marsh boardwalk are also closed to hiking and biking.

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

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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. 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

BY THE NUMBERS

5 miles of beach

1 saltwater lagoon

5000 acres of lowcountry South Carolina that includes beach, marsh and maritime forest

1 historic lighthouse, the only publicly accessible lighthouse in South Carolina

167 steps to climb to the top of the lighthouse

100 standard campsites, all of which offer 50amp service and are highly-coveted year round

1 cabin located near the lighthouse

1 nature center with all sorts of neat creatures and regularly scheduled programs for you to enjoy

1 pier for fishing -- or just strolling to the end to see the view

1 picnic shelter for family reunions or other group outings

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Lodging

  • Lodging Information: Hunting Island offers one rental cabin. The cabin includes linens, basic cooking and eating utensils, satellite television, dvd player, free WiFi, microwave oven, dishwasher, washer and dryer, automatic coffee maker, central air and heat, outside grill and picnic table. The cabin includes a screened porch. Pets are not permitted in the cabin or cabin area.

  • Reservations: To make a cabin reservation, call toll-free 1-866-345-PARK (7275) or make it online by clicking Park Reservation.

    Reservations requested less than three (3) days in advance of check-in must be made directly through the park.

    For example:
    If today is Wednesday and you are making a reservation for the upcoming Friday, you must make the reservation by contacting the park directly.
  • Two Bedroom Cabin/Villa: The cabin is a 2BR unit that accommodates up to six. Cabin rates range from $200-$250/night. Rates are subject to change. Discounted rates may be available for seasons of lower demand.

    Note: Rates listed do not include applicable sales tax and nonrefunable reservation costs.

  • Cabins/Villas: 1
  • Cabins: Yes
  • Modern Cabins: Yes
  • Pets: Pets are not allowed in the cabin or the cabin area, on the pier or inside the lighthouse complex. 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.