State: South Carolina
Address 1: 16148 Ocean Hwy
City: Murrells Inlet
Open all Year: Yes
Full Hook: Yes
About: A sweeping Grand Strand beach, pristine and wide open. Sea-breeze camping and fishing from a jetty or in the surf. And some of the finest bird-watching on the East Coast.
Thats not all Huntington Beach State Park has to offer. Theres also Atalaya, the picturesque, Moorish-style winter home of Anna Hyatt and Archer Huntington, sculptress and philanthropist, respectively, who left the park and adjacent Brookgreen Gardens as their legacy.
Nature lovers also will enjoy the parks Environmental Education Center and wide variety of programming, including the chance to see loggerhead turtles and other endangered plant and animal species up close. The parks freshwater lake is a sure-fire place to see alligators and sometimes even a mink or two.
Directions: From Murrells Inlet: Drive 3 mi. S. on Hwy 17. Park entrance is on the left.
From Georgetown: Drive 20 mi N on Hwy 17. park entrance is on the right.