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TRAVEL ADVISORY

Equestrian beach access is closed at Hunting Island State Park until December 1, 2020, due to our beach re-nourishment project.  We are sorry for the inconvenience.  Please contact the park directly for more information. 


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.

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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

$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

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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Programs & Events

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December Programs 

  • December Program Schedule
  • For the month of December, the Nature Center will be a drop off location for Toys for Tots. Donate a toy for a child in need this holiday season. 
  • Join us for a Sunrise Lighthouse Climb on Saturday, December 28. Pre-registration is required. 

January Programs 

Sunrise Lighthouse Climb
  • January 25, 2020, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
  • Pinecones for Passerines
  • January 25, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Sand/Candy Art
  • January 5, 2020 - January 26, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
  • Do You Wanna Build a Snow Globe?
  • January 5, 2020 - January 26, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
  • A Walk in the Woods
  • January 27, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Driftwood Painting
  • January 7, 2020 - January 28, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday
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