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Huntington Beach State Park

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16148 Ocean Hwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5064
+1 843-237-4440
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Ideal for observing wildlife!!!

This park is near Murrells Inlet and approximately a 45 minute drive from Myrtle beach. its a... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2016
Chicago, Illinois
Our first visit to Huntington Beach State Park

We paid $3.25 (senior rate) each for a car of 4 which was not bad....BUT they should have told us... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2016
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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“beautiful beach” (122 reviews)
“nature center” (113 reviews)
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16148 Ocean Hwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5064
+1 843-237-4440
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Reviewed November 30, 2016

This park is near Murrells Inlet and approximately a 45 minute drive from Myrtle beach. its a beautiful place with a marshy area near the entrance and the beach inside. The marsh has various types of crabs, shrimps and molluscs. This place has atleast 3-4...More

Thank PayalC18
Reviewed November 28, 2016

We paid $3.25 (senior rate) each for a car of 4 which was not bad....BUT they should have told us there is nothing to see since Hurricane Matthew came to town. We drove through the park and it took a giant 5 minutes as roads...More

Thank txlnstr
Reviewed November 27, 2016

This is one of the nicest state parks we have visited on our travels around the country. We stayed in a site along the perimeter of the campground, with trees behind and to the sides, which gave us a lot of privacy. Although the campground...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed November 27, 2016

There are no buildings on the beach and it is very private and secluded. I found it odd that they charged us $5 a head for a state park.

Thank Reed B
Reviewed November 26, 2016

I been to the park a few times and enjoyed it but that was prior to hurricane Mathew. I understand the beach and dunes suffered extensive damage.

Thank dughlas2016
Reviewed November 19, 2016

We enjoyed everything about this park except the per person priceing. Very cool marsh walk and an over into the nesting grounds.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Took a ride to the State Park. They have a nice walk way out into the marsh where there were many different types of wildlife to look at. Enjoyed watching the oysters spit. Saw Blue Herons, White Cranes, Egrets, Hawks, Ducks, Mussels, Squirels. Then went...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

First time visiting Huntington Beach State park- the beach is just beautiful! Big, flat,great for walking. The trails are nice but not that scenic.Plenty of parking. The Marsh Boardwalk is vey nice for birdwatching and nature. I will return to explore other areas and will...More

Thank rbrNewJersey
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

My sister and I came hoping to see wild alligators. It was a cooler day and we didn't see any this time unfortunately (my sister had seen 4 on her previous visit). There are tons of walking trails, a bunch of different types of big...More

Thank ROSE_M_2
Reviewed November 13, 2016

We stayed at the campground with our camping club and enjoyed the wide beach, the clean facilities, biking and walking trails, and even the presence of an interesting architectural site, Atalaya. While enjoying the outdoors, one also has proximity to good restaurants and entertainment, shopping,...More

Thank bwodom
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November 11, 2017|
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Response from apbayhill | Reviewed this property |
No camping on the beach but the sites are under a 1/2 mile to the ocean. Enjoy.
September 3, 2017|
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Response from Jbp987654321 | Reviewed this property |
We came in via 95 to 501 through Myrtle beach. There is an avis/budget at a sears auto center 501 and 17 bypass road. Easy drive up location for the camper took the car and went down 17 to the park from there. Very... More
August 13, 2017|
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Response from Roadtrip0122 | Reviewed this property |
According to the park rangers they are separate from the guests in the marshland. We were worried about that too but never seen one on the beach. The beach is like a mile from the marshland separated by a strip of land. I... More