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Huntington Beach State Park

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Absolutely Beautiful State Park and Beach!!

We found Huntington Beach State Park as we were traveling down the east coast line on vacation... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Michele D
Westminster, Maryland
Nice time

Less crowded, beautiful beach. The trails are cool. Marshes are full of wildlife. Saw alligators on... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Marion, Iowa
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16148 Ocean Hwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5064
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We found Huntington Beach State Park as we were traveling down the east coast line on vacation. Just about 20 to 30 minutes south of Myrtle Beach and right in the beautiful Murrells Inlet (separate reviews). I called last minute and they had a campsite...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Less crowded, beautiful beach. The trails are cool. Marshes are full of wildlife. Saw alligators on the trail and in the water. REALLY liked the Atalaya house...really cool self guided viewing

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Almost never crowded, except for major summer holidays. Beautiful clean beach, lots of shady picnic spots, a creepy castle to explore (really!), nice restrooms, and a souvenir store that sells cold drinks. It's practically perfect!

Thank Shelagh M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I hate to tell people about Huntington Beach, because, except for a few days in the summer, it's rarely crowded....and I don't want it to be! The beach is beautiful, and the drive over the marsh to get to the beach and campground is a...More

Thank Liza M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This beach is pristine! Unspoiled nature at its best- beautiful dune...walk to the jetties....lots of parking and shower/restrooms available.

Thank Anne522
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Every time we go to myrtle beach we visit here. My kids love to look for all the little see creatures while here. Crabs, birds, fish the beach is beautiful and its not to busy. Great family fun.

Thank Briana W
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to stop of here and play in the ocean on our way to Myrtle Beach. The park has nice facilities and the parking to the beach access was easy! Highly recommend if you are driving by and see the sign you pull in...More

Thank shay255
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Park and beach was clean and well maintained. Beach was busy, but plenty of room for everyone. Up to 7x7 tent is allowed on the beach, unlike Myrtle Beach State Park and other Myrtle Beach shores. Beach has wash stations, changing rooms within bathroom and...More

Thank Meng T
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This State Park has so much to offer. There are cool trails, one of the prettiest beaches, and an architectural gem. You can access them all and so much more. Our favorite was the Atalaya Castle. Multimillionaires Archer and Anna Huntington built their private retreat...More

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This campground is a hidden gem. It it maintained very well and the bath houses have all been renovated and are always clean. The layout is awesome with large lots, you are never right on top of your neighbor. We have a 38' 5th wheel....More

Thank Jeff P
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Dale K
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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
Angela M
28 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!!
Susan H
30 July 2018|
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Response from SouthernBelleish | Reviewed this property |
Every Wednesday morning at 10am - meet at the parking lot at the end of the main entrance road.