A Crabby Experience!

At Myrtle Beach State Park

Test your luck from the fishing pier as we try to catch a variety of crabs, fish and many other critters. This is a catch and release program in order to help conserve our resources for the future. Program is $5 per person and includes a rental crab trap. Bring your own bait or buy some chicken necks from the fishing pier. Appropriate for ages 5 to 105.


  • June 7, 2022 - August 23, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
    Every Week on Tuesday
  • Registration Deadline

    Purchase wristbands inside the fishing pier store the morning of the program. Fishing pier opens at 6:30am. Once capacity is reached (30 crab traps), you can not purchase a wristband.

    Event Hours

    See schedule above

    Meeting Place

    After getting your wristband, we will meet near the large photo op chair on the fishing pier.

    What to Bring

    Hand sanitizer, something to drink and sunscreen. Bring your own crab bait or purchase some chicken necks inside the fishing pier.

    Children in Nature Program



    In addition to park admission, the program is $5 per person which includes a crab trap. Purchase a program wristband inside the fishing pier retail store. Wristbands go on sale the day of the program.