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Huntington Beach State Park

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What a beautiful place!

The wildlife found here is amazing. I could not stop taking pictures of the different species of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
blueaiz1
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Leland, North Carolina
Great History

You have to visit the Atalaya Castle if you visit Hunting Beach State Park. Great place for History... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“atalaya castle”(94 reviews)
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16148 Ocean Hwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5064
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The wildlife found here is amazing. I could not stop taking pictures of the different species of birds. Even in winter there was an ample supply.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to visit the Atalaya Castle if you visit Hunting Beach State Park. Great place for History buffs.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank C9890SHangelat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have taken our RV here several times and love how close it is to the ocean. The park is clean and well run and there are many things to do at the park and the surrounding areas.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TimeToTravel2468
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach is CLEAN and tons of free space. There is also ton to do at this park. Camping, hiking, the "castle" tour. If you get bored sitting on the beach you can easily go for a hike/ walk on one of their trails, or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cugirl86
Reviewed 17 December 2018

I enjoyed 7 days in the state park in the rv park! We had a Sisters on the Fly event while there! We are pretty spread apart, which made for more travel for pot lucks, but the campground was great! My lot was a bit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lila H
Reviewed 16 December 2018

I camped here for a few nights in my RV. Nice campground and the best part was the brief walk to the wide open beach in all her glory. Quiet - of course I was there in November. Great natural beauty, fantastic shell specimens, loads...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Patuli
Reviewed 13 December 2018

If you are a camper, it does not get better than Huntington Beach State Park! BUT, if not, day visits are great, too! There is a beautiful beach, bath house for changing and showering. It is a wonderful place to explore and ride bicycles. There...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rubydoodle
Reviewed 12 December 2018

If we're all lucky, it will stay that way. Marsh, beach, wetlands, historical artifacts, wildlife of all types. Still mostly hidden away from view and passing motorists. Last visited on a cool, drissly, wet, October day, but it was nevertheless beautiful in its iconic austerity....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank arthur0215
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We wanted to get in a nature walk and enjoy the outdoors. It was a little chilly, but I had heard about Huntington Beach State Park and wanted to check it out. It is a very nice park with a beautiful open area near the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank barbk1955
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Beautiful park and history. Toured the mansion and would have loved to see it in its original glory. Great beach and trails Cool Day, but wonderful experience

Date of experience: November 2018
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Coastal49164
16 October 2018|
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Response from leob276 | Reviewed this property |
Adults are $5.00 per person S.C. senior citizens are $3.25 a person
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Dale K
31 August 2018|
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Response from Deborah K | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what you & your mother want to do. There are some great boardwalks and paved paths to observe the birds & alligators near the causeway. The castle within the property would also be accessible. Boardwalks... More
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Angela M
29 August 2018|
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Response from FlowerG1 | Reviewed this property |
Brookgreen Gardens, Huntington Beach State Park, and especially Atalaya tour... Happy anniversary! It’s beautiful there!!
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