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Address: 1775 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena, Beaufort, SC SC 29920
Phone Number: 843/838-2011
Description: Park that is a large secluded barrier island with a historic 1859...
Park that is a large secluded barrier island with a historic 1859 lighthouse as its centerpiece.
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Beautiful beach and setting

We have beeb going to Hunting Island State Park for over ten years. The barrier island beach is always shifting with the tides and wave action. Whether you go at low or high... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Okatie, South Carolina
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Okatie, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We have beeb going to Hunting Island State Park for over ten years. The barrier island beach is always shifting with the tides and wave action. Whether you go at low or high tide the beach walk is always breath taking with the sites and sounds of the breaking surf. Stop at the Shrimp Shack in Frogmore on the way... More 

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Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Hunting Island is one of our favorite spots when visiting the Low Country. The beach is stunning and the trails are great. Awesome for viewing local wildlife and thrill seekers can climb to the top of the lighthouse.

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Waxhaw NC
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

If ever in the area, take the time to go here. They have miles of beautiful trails to hike and a wonderful beach area. Nature at its finest.

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stratford upon avon
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104 reviews 104 reviews
73 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

adults pay $5 for entrance (no discount for pensioners unless you are a SC resident) but it was worth the money, you start of with a visit to a lovely visitors centre surrounded by water and alligators. There are several hiking trails in the forest and the beach. If you go to the furthest point of the park there is... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Stopped while staying at Fripp Island. The boardwalk over the marsh is beautiful as well as the beach area with all the driftwood. A must stop for natural beauty!

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Huntsville "Rocket City", Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

We were so excited to have our beach adventure at Low Tide at the Lighthouse Nature Trail. It's a whole different coastal experience. We also went to the Nature a Center where my husband really like the Corn Snake and unusual legless lizard. Low Tide is a good time to see the oyster beds. THANK YOU

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We hiked in the woods from the rangers station to the beach, then hiked on the beach and did some bird-watching. The park and beach are spectacularly wild and beautiful.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

On the way to the beach you go through what almost seems like a jungle. Lovely. The beach is wonderfull and all the deadl trees on the beach and in the water are very sculptures and gives good opportunities for great photos.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Its hard to decide what's better; the drive to the beach or the beach itself.Picture Jurassic Park and a tropical beach, complete with palm trees, all swirled in a blender and you'll get Hunting Island Beach. Its a State park, has rest rooms, outdoor showers, places to picnic in the shade or sun and a great old lighthouse you can... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We hit the island on a gorgeous Monday in March, with bicycles in tow and rode around the island. Most of the park was empty and we strayed from the beach areas. The scenery is pretty spectacular, its flat, like all of SC, a jungle of palm trees, palmettos, live oaks with spanish moss and pines, with several paths. Highly... More 

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