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TRAVEL ADVISORY

Due to heavy visitation on Saturdays and Sundays, expect long lines when entering the park, especially from 11am to 4pm.  We appreciate your patience in advance! 

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HOURS

Daily 6am-10pm, March-Nov.; Daily 6am-8pm, Dec.-Feb.

Campers arriving after hours should contact the park office for the gate combination. Please call 843-238-5325 or email the park.

OFFICE

M-Fr 8am-5pm; Sat-Sun 11 am-5pm

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ADMISSION

$5 adults; $3.25 SC seniors (age 65 & older);
$3/ child age 6-15; Free for children 5 and younger.

Additional charges apply for pier fishing, overnight camping and certain park programs. Please visit the corresponding pages on this website for specifics.

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PETS

Pets are not allowed in the cabins or the cabin areas. Pets are not allowed on the beaches from 10am until 5pm (7 days a week) May 1 through Labor Day. This is a county ordinance that is effective on all public beaches in Horry County. Pets are allowed in most other outdoor areas year round, provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet.

Bikes are also not allowed on the beach during the same time periods as pets.

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Trails

Sculptured Oak Trail

Length: 0.5 miles

Type: Hiking Trail

Difficulty: Easy

Yaupon Trail

Length: 0.4 miles

Type: Hiking Trail

Difficulty: Easy

From the parking area for the Nature/Activity Centers, cross the road and begin an easy walk on the Sculptured Oak Trail to experience what the woodlands of the Grand Strand used to look like. You will pass through a forest of oaks, wax myrtles, hollies, poplars, and magnolias, which is the home of many species birds, reptiles and amphibians.

You can go straight and visit an overlook at a pond (which is rain dependent), or turn left toward the beach. After a short walk you will come to a branch and the Yaupon Trail is on the right. Both the Sculptured Oak and Yaupon trails lead to the beach, which is accessible by boardwalks. If you are looking for a longer walk you can go out on one, cross a parking area, and return on the other.