Huntington Beach State Park, Murrells Inlet

4.7
#2 of 11 in Nature in Coastal South Carolina
Watch an alligator sunning itself, or use binoculars to view eagles in their natural habitat at Huntington Beach State Park. Thanks to the generosity of Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington, this beach was preserved in its natural state, with no hotels or bars. Visitors can boat, fish, hike, camp, or picnic. The house on site hosts a yearly arts and crafts festival. Make Huntington Beach State Park part of your personalized Murrells Inlet itinerary using our Murrells Inlet trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • We were here to pick up our Segway tour. A beautiful, clean and safe park. Would love to visit here again when we have more time.  more »
  • Unknowingly arrived at Park about 15 minutes before a guided tour was scheduled to start. Dakota and Mandy were great tour guides with a lot of information. With bird book in hand Dakota spotted many ...  more »
  • This is a nice place to spend a day at. It has many walking trails and sites to see. The Castle is a must see.  more »
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  • I've enjoyed this park for the lovely beaches in the past, however, a friend and I decided to utilize their campground facilities for a weekend and can I just say this place is amazing? We tent camped at an RV site because all the designated tent sites were booked. Our site had a nice picnic table and a bottomless fire ring we could move to wherever our hearts desired. The park itself is immaculately maintained, the campground is spacious and beautiful with an abundance of trees for both privacy and shade. The bathhouses were clean and warm (it was a bit chilly in March). Don, in guest services, was a complete dream to work with! He recommended a nice site for my friend and I and even had park rangers deliver firewood bundles to our campsite. Overall, this place is amazing for both day trips as well as camping. Highly recommend and thank you Huntington Beach State Park for a lovely trip my friend and I will cherish forever.
  • This has become a must visit place in our travels to this area. At first, I was like, $10.00 to get in and park? However, that also grants you access to Myrtle Beach State Park as well, making this very affordable. We always go to Huntington Beach first, because they close earlier. We have hiked most of the trails, and while some of the trails aren't marked that well, they now have a map of the trails that is very nice and available upon entry to the park. We hiked along the beach to the Jetty on the North Beach Access and had a great time. We will definitely do this again!
  • I live about 15 miles from here and have a State Park Pass. I love going here with the dog during off season. The beach isn't crowded and the place is always clean. The beach is wider in this area as opposed to Myrtle Beach & a lot more natural. Campers seem to like it, they're on the other side of where most of the tourists go. There's a nice sidewalk along the entrance by the marsh area when coming into the park. I generally see an alligator sun bathing on one of the small islands in the marsh when coming in. They don't bother you as long as you don't bother them. It's really a nice place to take pics of the egrets but I mainly just go to the beach
  • My favorite park. Great beaches, very clean. Wildlife viewing areas, walking trails, little store and Attalaya castle. Really fun place to go. One of the best places around. Also have camp and tent sites.
  • Great campground. Nicest bath house I've seen at a campground too. Which was doubly nice since we camped in the rustic area. Definitely would recommend if you want a nice relaxing camping trip on the beach. Atalaya was pretty interesting as well.
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