With A Lighthouse, Camping, And Boardwalk Trails, Hunting Island State Park In South Carolina Truly Has It All
Editor’s Note: Due to safety concerns, the state has temporarily closed tours of the lighthouse mentioned in this article until repairs can be made. (Updated May 31, 2022)
South Carolina is home to remarkable state parks with amenities that include stunning beaches, mountaintop overlooks, cabins, secluded islands, and more. But the state park that reigns supreme as the fan favorite among visitors is Hunting Island State Park. Among other features, the park is home to a 19th century lighthouse visitors can climb to the top for unending 360-degree views. A campground, eight miles of trails, a nature center, and more round out the many reasons to put Hunting Island on the bucket list for repeat adventures.
Day use hours for Hunting Island State Park are 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during winter and 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. during daylight savings time. Admission is $5/adults, $3.25/seniors, $3 children age 6-15, children 5 and under are free.
Address: 2555 Sea Island Parkway, Hunting Island, SC, 29920
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Robin Jarvis is a travel writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She's lived in the Carolinas for nearly three decades and currently resides in Charleston. When she's not working, she loves to cook with friends and check out new adventures. General questions and FAM tours: firstname.lastname@example.org.