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Hunting Island State Park

1775 Sea Island Pkwy, St. Helena, Beaufort, SC 29920-4808
+1 843-838-2011
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Sunday Afternoon

Beautiful beach for the whole family!! There is a campground but due to Hurricane Matthew they... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New Windsor, New York
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Non Visit Visit

This review pertains to the State Park as it was in 1998. When visiting the Beaufort area on our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bangor, Maine
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1775 Sea Island Pkwy, St. Helena, Beaufort, SC 29920-4808
+1 843-838-2011
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach for the whole family!! There is a campground but due to Hurricane Matthew they won't be ready for occupancy till possibly June 2017.

1  Thank lorim284
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review pertains to the State Park as it was in 1998. When visiting the Beaufort area on our honeymoon years ago we found Hunting Island State Park enchanting. We come from the rockbound coast of Maine so the beach here was almost other worldly....More

Thank Cyndave111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hunting Island has one of the most beautiful beaches around! It has trees that twist out of the sand that are almost fairy-tale looking. There is lots to do on Hunting Island. Don't forget to walk out on both of the board walks! During peak...More

Thank rwilson92387
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading several recent reviews I was questioning whether the park had re-opened since their website says it is still closed. I submitted an email and received a prompt reply: Good Morning, Our park is still closed due to damages sustained by Hurricane Matthew. The...More

6  Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beach. Very family friendly and clean. Never disappointed when we go here. Can be a good walk as well.

Thank Gypsy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed swimming and sunning at the park. Lots of picnic area. No crowds. Beach to ourselves. 😎 We drove beyond the park to the environmental center. The kids enjoyed learning about the various animals of the area.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great hidden treasure here! Love the scenery and the light house. Nice access to the ocean. Very clean and natural. Highly recommend.

1  Thank VOL7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take your bikes and bike through the old live oak forest on the beach. Good shells and sea live in the tidal pools.

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our family reunion picnic here and it was excellent. The pavilion is only steps from the beach and the family said this was best reunion ever.

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Thank Marie H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

That's what I get for not investigating first this place is close but it's a lovely drive out there and lots of pinecones and just enjoy the view as you drive around

1  Thank Mishy119
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Scott B
Is it possible to kayak to the beach at Hunting Island while the park is closed for repair?
30 April 2017|
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Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
The park as well as the beach is closed. They will not allow you to go on the beach. Besides, it would be very dangerous.
Hi, David. What would you like to know about this attraction?
3 April 2017|
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Response from callenzen | Reviewed this property |
It was mostly closed when we were there last month. They were predicting a December opening.
Are dogs allowed?
17 February 2017|
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Response from Larry13C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, while on a leash. They are also allowed at the campground, as long as they are attended to. Dogs love the park! Hope that helps.