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Huntington Beach State Park

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Address: 16148 Ocean Hwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5064
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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beautiful clean beach

very nice state park with good amenities and a nice clean beach. We were there in August and the crowds were light, plenty of beach to set up on. The alligator pond is always fun... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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kennett square
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice state park with good amenities and a nice clean beach. We were there in August and the crowds were light, plenty of beach to set up on. The alligator pond is always fun to walk around with plenty of other native wildlife to be seen

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the park and walked to the south jetti!! Beautiful park. We walked out on the marsh walk as well! I took some amazing pictures of the beautiful views and beach!!

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Thank Sanpoker
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to get up super early to come here so it was still cool enough for the alligators to be at the surface, but it was so worth it! I couldn't believe I was seeing real alligators up close without a piece of glass between us! So incredible.

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the park and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Although it was a cool and windy day, we came prepared. Wearing a light jacket allowed us to savor a picnic lunch and then a wonderful 1.5 mile walk along the beach. The grounds and beach were well-kept. We also toured the Atalaya Castle on the grounds as well,... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have always loved this park, growing up in Murrells Inlet, this was the place we always went every summer, all summer! The beaches are spotless, even if it is a little crowded in the summertime. It's a terrific place to take your kids, so much to do and see. There's the castle, and so much more. Lots of activities... More 

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Thank Robin L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very popular park any time of the year as we found out. We went camping in January and I believe the campground over half full. As a matter of fact, they take reservations 13 month in advance. We were told that they were booked for the next time we hoped to go in April already. Here are... More 

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to play a good game of corn-hole, then this is the PARK to visit, not to mention the awesome beach at your finger tips, couple with wild life that is breath taking and great for family fun pictures. If you love the Beach, then you must go to this one, and bike rentals are available for the... More 

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Thank Dr Edward D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this park, including the old Huntington residence despite its condition. Lots of history here. Heard comments about how awful it is, but you have to use some imagination and not set expectations based on the Biltmore (which is what we were hearing). They created something totally different from the Biltmore, which is refreshing. The beach is great. Too cold... More 

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Kingstree, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place, camping available, lots of BEACH, clean changing area close to the beach, not usually too crowded: must pay to enter, or have a SC park pass

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a hike around the park. Very low-key, at least in January. Has a small gift shop, signage for trails could be better, but finally found the Sandpiper trail, ~ 2 mis. Nice day and hike around Sandpiper Pond. Would come back again

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