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Hunting Island State Park

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Address: 1775 Sea Island Pkwy, St. Helena, Beaufort, SC 29920-4808
Phone Number: 843/838-2011
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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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This is probably our 8th visit to Hunting Island State Park. We always park where the lighthouse is and head for the beach to capture the sunrise. We were there slightly before... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is probably our 8th visit to Hunting Island State Park. We always park where the lighthouse is and head for the beach to capture the sunrise. We were there slightly before 7:00 am and in the entire time we were there, encountered only one other individual. So very peaceful and beautiful. Very disappointed in the shelling at low tide.... More 

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michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful stare park right on the South Carolina coast. Two beautiful beaches with nice picnic areas and restroom facilities. Historic lighthouse open to the public. Nice views from the top if you are willing to make the clumb. Small fee for the lighthouse.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The husband of one in our party had been at Parrish Island many years ago and had camped at Hunting Island. We went so she could see where he had been so many years ago. The people working at the the Park were wonderful. They gave us some helpful hints on driving and getting a parking space for ease in... More 

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Marco Island, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The main attraction is the beach. Several miles of Atlantic beach. Ocean side campground is one of the best in SC (make reservations early) Well staffed Nature Center with programs for kids and adults. Fishing pier, rods and reels are available.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had friends come from philly, and also Chicago, found this place by google, I love Light houses, an had heard of some in the Beaufort area, vist the area, but I had never checked out the light house, and did I say beach as well, picnic area, very clean bathrooms, but this is a charge to enter the park,... More 

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Augusta, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The beauty of nature is sure to be found on this Island. Is is so nice to walk and enjoy the nature trails and the natural shore line. Loved the light house also.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the SC State Parks and this one was fantastic too! Nice beach and a beautiful lighthouse! Inspired: everyone working here Atmosphere: natural perfection Service: excellent Food: we did not eat here Parking: free and plentiful Discovered: driving by Return: on next Beaufort visit!

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Tryon, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is great for families and tourists to appreciate Atlanticc Ocan. Enjoyed lighthouse and the marsh boardwalk across road from main entrance.

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Columbus, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park terrain reminded me of a lush jungle. In fact, I heard from some of the locals "The Jungle Book was filmed here. The Park offered nice restrooms and a gift shop with snacks and drinks. There were also outdoor public shower stations to rinse the sand off.

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Richmond, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The forests are beautiful to drive thru and area is very quiet. Lots of space in the beach. Climbing the lighthouse gives a great view of the area.

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