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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: +1 843-838-2011
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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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Great Outdoor Experiance

This state park provides many outdoor experiances including camping, fishing, trails, nature center, bike riding, nice beaches, bird hatchingand a number of specialty activities... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This state park provides many outdoor experiances including camping, fishing, trails, nature center, bike riding, nice beaches, bird hatchingand a number of specialty activities such as a sand caslte contest and a pelican plung.

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Columbia, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the island in August of 2016, in the full heat and humidity of the low country. I enjoyed the island from tip to tip: the visitors center with its educational, living displays; the fallen oak beach; the lighthouse and glorious beach. Sadly, and except for the visitors, I discovered on my most recent visit, the island is now... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to visit the state park and the hurricane has caused it to be closed. I have been there before and it is wonderful.

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Thank worthy h
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a traveling Ob/Gyn (drcathylbagleydotcom)who always looks for a calming place. Hunting Island never fails to live up to expectations! Alone, lost in thought, I often comment this place is where introspection wanders when in need of self-reflection: It's long shoreline, accessible north beach lighthouse, tabled picnic areas, boarded walkways with large, exotic leaf foliage easily cajol one into believing... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing fancy about this beach...you wind through a tropical forest on your way to the Beach not too many amenities but worth the price of admission. The beach is very wide and compacted if you want ride your bike. It would not surprise me if there was Treasure buried somewhere on the Island but because it is a National Park.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I simply go here to walk, and walk, and walk. My wife considers this romantic, so for someone like me who there is not much to work with in the romantic category, this is a must visit every time I visit Beaufort!

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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have been to crowded beaches and enjoyed them, then this is not your beach. I am writing this after hurricane Matthew and it is closed now so call before you come. It is a barrier island and is quickly losing it's south end, however St low tide there are mikes of sand to walk. It is a turtle... More 

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South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

BEAUTIFUL State Park right on the beach. Beaufort (12 miles away) is an awesome little town. DON'T go there, you won't like it. :)

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a great place to camp during the off season. Sites are booked way early, so off season raises the odds to get a site. And, there won't be flying bugs to deal with. Really enjoyed it.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my family here while visiting Beaufort, SC. Quite the popular place with locals and visitors. It is a little of a maze to navigate through the different places. We opted to get the year SC Parks Pass since we are residents of SC. We talked to some locals and found out about a hideaway section of the beach with... More 

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