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Huntington Beach State Park

16148 Ocean Hwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5064
+1 843-237-4440
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Nature lovers fun in the sun 😎

Nice park with great beach. There is a bit of a walk from the parking lot-- and by that I mean a... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Fraiche208
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Ames, Iowa
via mobile
Love Love Love

My husband and I have been visiting Huntington Beach for 5 years and we absolutely love it there... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Karina E
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“beautiful beach” (110 reviews)
“nature center” (112 reviews)
“hiking trails” (28 reviews)
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16148 Ocean Hwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5064
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Nice park with great beach. There is a bit of a walk from the parking lot-- and by that I mean a bit farther than the beaches in town but in my opinion it is worth. Great surrounding nature makes it well worth the trip.

Thank Fraiche208
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been visiting Huntington Beach for 5 years and we absolutely love it there. The beach itself is very clean and not overly crowded. The surrounding areas are beautiful and it is so cool to see all the wildlife in the...More

Thank Karina E
Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you like a beach without anything but a beach, this is a great place to go. You can see gators on one side of the access road but unfortunately the nature center and it's "residents" just burned to the ground from a lightning strike.

Thank TD-29576
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to camp for a day or a few weeks. All camp spots have water, cable and power. Many also have a dump station right there. It is then only a short walk to the beach where you can swim, fish...More

Thank Roger H
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Parking is a bit of a hike, can't carry in coolers or gear very well but if you pack light, you can enjoy the day.

Thank Katharine R
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We try to go every time we visit and there is always something new to see. Bird watching, alligators in the marsh, amazing sunsets....and a very nice beach!

Thank PAULABeachBikeCruise
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Our first visit! It's a joy to see a lovely natural beach after the chaotic commercialism of Myrtle Beach. Parking, changing and rest rooms, outside showers are all convenient. Worth the $5/person entrance fee. We will have to go back to see the Atalaya site....More

1  Thank Kate N
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Nice option for a family atmosphere away from the more crowded beaches. Nice hiking trails, bike trails and beautiful scenery for nature lovers.

Thank dwaustin50
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Beach area is clean. Well taken care of.bathroom are right of parking lot. Picnic area available. Bring our own umbrella, chairs, and lunch. Beach is not over crowded.

Thank kek728
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Huntington Beach State Park gives you the best of all worlds. You get access to a gorgeous and relatively private beach (it's $5 each to get in so you don't get as many people as the public free access beach areas). You also get to...More

Thank Christi R
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izzysma2017
Which is the best picnic shelter to reserve close to the ocean but not a long walking distance from the parking area? Looking at a small wedding in September and need a location for older guest to sit for a short ceremony in the sand prior to the event.
26 April 2017|
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Response from pensacolamomma | Reviewed this property |
There are nice covered picnic tables near the boardwalk that leads to the beach from the parking lot. Not a long walk!!
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libertysnowangel
What is the temp like in mid-april? Is it warm enough for the kids to enjoy swimming? Would they burn by the sun at that time of year?
4 April 2017|
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Response from L5187ULmicheleg | Reviewed this property |
The water was cold my kids got wet but it was too cold to swim. We did get some sun though so yea you can still get a burn.
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tadams75
can you just go there and walk around even though you are not camping?
23 March 2017|
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Response from flxtomisc | Reviewed this property |
Of course! Beautiful beaches, bike & walking trails, bird & nature viewing, & Atalaya castle. I never get tired of it & have an annual park pass!
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