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Hunting Island State Park

1775 Sea Island Pkwy., St. Helena, Beaufort, SC SC 29920
843/838-2011
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Ranked #2 of 18 Attractions in Beaufort
Type: State Parks, Beaches, Lighthouses
Description: Park that is a large secluded barrier island with a historic 1859 lighthouse as its centerpiece.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW via mobile

This weekend was my first time visiting your beach. I have never been a beach person. But, I must say I really enjoyed myself. It was not crowded and most of all it was not real sandy. I also love the parking, you didn't have to walk forever to get to the water. There is plenty of shade so you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This is a quiet, family friendly state park. The beach is nice and the people in the park store are very friendly.

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Venice, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

$6 per adult to enter which you pay to the person at the fee station. A pretty, clean secluded beach to take a walk. Be careful of stepping on the rusty barriers.. They are slippery! Worth a trip if you are in Beaufort. It is a gorgeous drive in.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Natural beach, lots of bike and walking trails, can pull right up to beach on the South end. - incredible and very relaxing. Not overcrowded like commercial beaches. Family Fun!

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Summerville, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We spent the weekend discovering this beach front park and will be going back again and again. I was pleasantly surprised by the relatively quiet and unspoiled beach with a small lagoon hidden away at the end of the trail. A wonderful spot for resting and taking pictures for my watercolors. A great little getaway

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Love it! It has the most gorgeous road leading in once you enter! Full of trees & natural fauna! You go ~mile in to reach the beach, gift shop, & lighthouse. Dogs are allowed on the beach! It was busy, but it's never been crowded on any trip I've went in the past 5 years. (My mom lives nearby &... More

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Burlington Wi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

As you enter the park, you are swallowed up by lush greenery. It is dense foliage. The lagoon is pretty neat and good for fishing. The camping area very nice. The beach very nice for the area. Well worth a visit. Take your surf rod for some extra fun....

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Lockport, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Really nice unspoiled beaches. Lots of seashells. Better waves here than on our beach over at Harbor.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Peaceful and remote but take mosquito repellent! We saw dolphins just off the beach which has lovely sand too.

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Dobson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went to the park while we were on vacation. Loved it, the beaches are clean and not crowed. We saw a sea turtle in the water while there. We also got to see a shark that washed up on shore. This is one of our favorite places to go while in the area. If you are visiting, take time to... More

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