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“Drab castle!”

Huntington Beach State Park
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Well if this is how the wealthy lived, I’m glad I wasn’t born into the Hyatt-Huntington family lol! Their brick and mortar castle would be for me a cold and maze-like existence. This one level home is basically room after room of cement walls and flooring. All rooms are stripped bear of any signs of former life. There are plackards on the walls of each room describing what it was used for, but there are no photographs showing what it looked like in the actual heyday, so you are left to imagine the type of furniture, wall adornments etc. One would think, since the lady of the house had died in 1973 - there would be something more to share with visitors. Visitors are also unable to see what was most probably a beautiful view of the ocean, as it is now obstructed by overgrown vegetation. A bit of a disappointment all in all.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We went here as a family to look fo alligators and ended up finding quite a few. This was beautiful park for a nature walk. They also have a cool castle that you can tour.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The Atalaya castle and marsh walk are awesome. The first year my boyfriend and I came here we saw a ton of alligators and some crabs. The park is very clean and it is a nice cheap way to spend a nice day in Myrtle beach. I recommend this place to anyone that wants to get away from the main strip and busyness.

Thank caitlynbradley
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Fell in love with the Beach at Huntington. You can go anytime of year and if you go to the Northern end you will be amazed at how few people. Shells come in seasons it seems. I can never leave without picking up a few. You may pay $5 a person or we by the yearly pass for this park and more in SC for about $75 although we just upgraded today to the $99 pass which gets us some other benefits. Be sure to check out the SC State Park site and of course when you reach age 65 you have other benefits. Enjoy!

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Good parking and access to the beach. Restrooms and gift shop. Has a campsite too. Wonderful place to walk or ride a bike.

Thank Baileyh0
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