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.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment 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 spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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