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Huntington Beach State Park

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Address: 16148 Ocean Hwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5064
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Great place for a walk or hike!

Stopped in for a hike around the park. Very low-key, at least in January. Has a small gift shop, signage for trails could be better, but finally found the Sandpiper trail, ~ 2... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Kurt C
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped in for a hike around the park. Very low-key, at least in January. Has a small gift shop, signage for trails could be better, but finally found the Sandpiper trail, ~ 2 mis. Nice day and hike around Sandpiper Pond. Would come back again

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As an annual pass holder, we like going to Hunnington because we can take Maxwell, our King Charles Spaniel. Good access with bathrooms close by. Can be crowded during peak season but off season is great for private beach access.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Made my first visit to this state park today, with temps in the high 60s in January. Long story short -- I loved it and recommend checking it out. We got there early, before 11:00 AM, which made entering the park relatively fast. Later in the day, I noticed the line of cars entering the park up noticeably. Lesson: arrive... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

mercifully - after 3.5 miles of walking, a clean bathroom and a snack bar for refreshments--- if you prefer to drive into this lovely state park, the fee is nominal and camping is available for modest fee. the beach is simply lovely - pristine and great for finding sharks' teeth at low tide!!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This park is beautiful and well maintained. We took a guided tour of Atalaya. The Ranger was interesting and knowledgeable. We had a nice hike and went out on a beautiful if somewhat chilly beach.

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time learning about Huntington Beach Park. Mike the park ranger was very knowledgable. The 2 hour 2.5 mile through the park was just what I needed to get more exercise in 2017. Nice attends. Thanks to the park system for doing this fun hike. Will watch for the next hike and go again.

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Thank L G
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stoped here in our way home from brookgreen gardens and fell in love with this place. It is well worth the money you pay to get in. We only spent a short time here but it looks like you can plan several days of adventures here. We went to the beach which was very clean and there is a... More 

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Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a delightful surprise, just 15 minutes from Garden City. Totally worth $5 entry fee to access stunning beach. Beach was nearly empty (Boxing Day) even though campground seemed fairly full. Excellent gift shop with locally made items at reasonable prices. Would definitely revisit and strongly recommend to others! Keep your eyes open on Hwy 17 so you don't miss... More 

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kingsport
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want nature and a great camping experience, this is your place. Also - close to all the Myrtle Beach attractions. Atalaya is so nice, many trails to walk, a photographers dream with all the scenery and wildlife. The park staff works hard to keep everything well maintained. Brookgreen Gardens right across the street cannot be beat. Seeing the... More 

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Lancaster, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a rarity, especially in a State Park. The castle is hauntingly beautiful and the story behind it is incredible.

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