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Hunting Island State Park

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Address: 1775 Sea Island Pkwy, St. Helena, Beaufort, SC 29920-4808
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Park that is a large secluded barrier island with a historic 1859...

Park that is a large secluded barrier island with a historic 1859 lighthouse as its centerpiece.

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Sunday Afternoon

Beautiful beach for the whole family!! There is a campground but due to Hurricane Matthew they won't be ready for occupancy till possibly June 2017.

Reviewed 2 days ago
lorim284
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New Windsor, New York
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New Windsor, New York
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful beach for the whole family!! There is a campground but due to Hurricane Matthew they won't be ready for occupancy till possibly June 2017.

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Bangor, Maine
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review pertains to the State Park as it was in 1998. When visiting the Beaufort area on our honeymoon years ago we found Hunting Island State Park enchanting. We come from the rockbound coast of Maine so the beach here was almost other worldly. A semi tropical path to the beach opened onto a thick course of trees forming... More 

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Bogart, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hunting Island has one of the most beautiful beaches around! It has trees that twist out of the sand that are almost fairy-tale looking. There is lots to do on Hunting Island. Don't forget to walk out on both of the board walks! During peak times parking is crowded, but otherwise this place is Perfect!

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Thank rwilson92387
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading several recent reviews I was questioning whether the park had re-opened since their website says it is still closed. I submitted an email and received a prompt reply: Good Morning, Our park is still closed due to damages sustained by Hurricane Matthew. The only facility open at this time is our Nature Center daily from 9 am to... More 

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13 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful beach. Very family friendly and clean. Never disappointed when we go here. Can be a good walk as well.

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Denton, Maryland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed swimming and sunning at the park. Lots of picnic area. No crowds. Beach to ourselves. 😎 We drove beyond the park to the environmental center. The kids enjoyed learning about the various animals of the area.

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Jasper, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hidden treasure here! Love the scenery and the light house. Nice access to the ocean. Very clean and natural. Highly recommend.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take your bikes and bike through the old live oak forest on the beach. Good shells and sea live in the tidal pools.

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Thank Jeffrey M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our family reunion picnic here and it was excellent. The pavilion is only steps from the beach and the family said this was best reunion ever.

Review collected in partnership with Country Inns & Suites By Carlson

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Westchester
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

That's what I get for not investigating first this place is close but it's a lovely drive out there and lots of pinecones and just enjoy the view as you drive around

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