South Carolina’s Easternmost State Park Has So Much More To Explore Than You May Remember

Myrtle Beach State Park turns 83 this year and it’s hard to believe how far it’s come since the historic day in 1936 when it became the first park in the system to open. Decades have passed and while some things may have changed at this timeless park, other things remain the same. Take a look at what you’ve been missing if you haven’t visit this infinitely fun state park in a while.

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In 1955, Myrtle Beach State Park hosted an impressive 50,000 campers. The cost to rent a space? One dollar per night. If you are among the many who spent part of their youth each summer at Myrtle Beach State Park, you may be surprised when you reconnect with this awesome piece of history just how amazing it still is.

Myrtle Beach State Park is located at 4401 S Kings Hwy., Myrtle Beach, SC 29575. It’s open year-round. Day use hours vary by season. Day use admission to the park is: $5 adults; $3.25 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3/ child age 6-15; free for children 5 and younger. Learn more at this link on the official website for South Carolina Parks.