Reserved Parking FAQs

When reservations GO LIVE click here for Myrtle Beach State Park.

When reservations GO LIVE click here for Huntington Beach State Park.


**This information and these FAQs apply to reserved parking at Myrtle Beach and Huntington Beach state parks.

Why are you adding reserved parking?

  • In order to provide better customer service, certain parking areas will be by reservation only during the summer season, Memorial Day to Labor Day.  
  • 2024 Dates: May 16 to September 2.

When does it start?

  • May 16, 2024 will be the first reservable date.  Reservations may be made 1 month prior to the reservation date.  Reservations are available 7 days a week from May 16 to September 2.

How much does it cost?

  • Reserved parking spaces will cost $5 per parking space per day.  Promotional discounts do not apply.  This does not include daily park admission.

Does the cost include park admission?

  •  The cost of the reserved space does not include park admission.  A valid park passport or daily park admission must be provided at the park entrance at the time of your arrival.

Does my park passport cover my reservation cost?

  • A park passport covers your park admission but does not include the cost of the reserved parking space.

How/when can I reserve a parking space?

Can I change my reservation to a different date?

  • Reservations are non-transferable.  If you no longer need your reservation, you may cancel online and rebook a different date.  Cancellations made 4+ days from the reservation date will receive a refund.  Cancellations made 3 days or less in advance forfeit all funds.  No-show reservations forfeit all funds.

Can I cancel my reservation?

  • Yes, reservations may be cancelled online.  Cancellations made 4+ days from the reservation date will receive a refund.  Cancellations made 3 days or less in advance forfeit all funds.  No-show reservations forfeit all funds.  Cancellations may be made online by following the link in your reservation confirmation.

Can I let a friend/relative use my reservation?

  • Conveyance, subletting, and/or reselling reservations are strictly prohibited.  This means that the reservations holder cannot make a reservation and then give, sell or transfer it to someone not named on the reservation.

How many vehicles per parking space?

  • There is a limit of one vehicle per parking space.  Buses, RVs and trailers are not permitted in reserved parking areas.

How long is my reservation for?

  • Reservations are valid from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon).  After 12:00 p.m. (noon), all reserved parking spaces become first come first served.

Can I leave my vehicle overnight?

  • No, reserved spaces are for day use only. All vehicles must vacate the park before park closure time at 10:00 p.m.

Can I leave the park and come back?

  • Yes, visitors with reservations can leave and return prior to 12:00 p.m. (noon).  After 12:00 p.m. (noon), if the park is closed due to capacity, you can no longer enter.

Does this reservation allow me to enter the park during a closure?

  • This reservation is valid from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon).  Visitors with reservations can re-enter the park, even during a park closure, during these hours.  After 12:00 p.m. (noon), re-entry is no longer guaranteed.

Can I transfer my reservation to another park?

  • Reservations are made for a specific park and therefore cannot be transferred to a different park.

How many spaces are reservable?

  • Approximate 20% of total parking spaces are reservable.
  • Myrtle Beach: 146 spaces
  • Huntington Beach: 81 spaces