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Hunting Island State Park is CLOSED through Sunday, July 12 due to flooding from recent rains.  We 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

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Picnic Shelters

  • Picnic Shelter Information: A picnic shelter may be reserved for $100-200/day. The shelter has electricity, power outlets and lighting. Rates are subject to change. If the shelter is not reserved, guests may use it on a first-come, first-served basis at no charge. Note: Admission is not included in shelter price. Rates listed do not include applicable tax and nonrefundable reservation costs.

  • Shelter Reservations: To make a picnic shelter reservation, call toll-free 1-866-345-PARK (7275) or reserve online by clicking on the Make a Reservation button located just underneath the large photo at the top of this page.

  • Picnic Tables: Picnic areas with tables are scattered throughout the park and in the North Beach and South Beach areas.