Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Huntington Beach State Park

 4.5 Avg. rating based on 2 reviews

16148 Ocean Hwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576   
(843) 237-4440

About Huntington Beach State Park

A jewel of the Grand Strand, Huntington Beach State Park is a beautiful combination of beaches, marshes, woods, and trails with a stone castle at its heart!

This South Carolina State Park was awarded the Certificate of Excellence 2013 by TripAdvisor and once you visit, you will see why.

With over 2500 acres, Huntington Beach State Park has been a favorite spot for locals and visitors since it opened in 1960. Start with a walk along the freshwater pond that you passed on your drive in. There, you may see indigenous alligators and wildlife. On the opposite side is a salt marsh that ebbs and flows with the ocean tides filled with oysters, fish, birds and wildlife.

Stop at the Nature Center for hands-on learning and information. Walk or bike the many trails of Huntington, there are options for all fitness levels.

At the beach you will find wide, beautiful expanses of white sand. During the summer, lifeguards keep a close eye on swimmers and beach goers. When you’re ready for a respite break out the picnic lunch at a shelter or cool-off in the castle. Originally the home of Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington, this Moorish-style castle is full of interesting rooms where the Huntingtons and their staff lived.

Mrs. Huntington had a large art studio in the castle where she kept live animals to model for her sculptures. In addition, there is fishing, camping, and guided walking and kayaking tours.

The park is open year-round.  Atalaya is an additional admission.

Camping and picnic shelter reservations can be made by calling the park office.

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Huntington Beach State Park Reviews

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Avg. rating based on 2 reviews

  • Huntington Beach and Castle

    I always visit Huntington Beach when in Myrtle. The beach is is so wide and beautiful, and we always find shells. Atalaya id wonderful. You can't help but imagine what life was like living there. It was one of my Grannys favorite places and and a tradition. Its a must-do if beautiful beaches are your thing

    Ashley Wall user

  • Nature/Art/History Lovers

    Small,quiet campground on a QUIET beach. Across the street from Brookgreen Gardens, a 60 acre sculpture garden. Absolutely beautiful. Our experience with the campground/staff was pleasent.

    Julia Richards user