Hunting Island State Park
2555 Sea Island PKWY | Hunting Island, SC 29920 | Phone: 843-838-2011 | Fax: 843-838-4263 | huntingisland@scprt.com

Programs & Events

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July Programs
6th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest - July 26



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In Search of the Elusive Blue Crab

  • July 8, 2014 - July 29, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Tuesday
  • July 24, 2014 - July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Thursday
Crab claws anyone? Learn the tricks to capturing these elusive crustaceans - without them capturing you - during this hands-on (careful where you put them) workshop. Discover the amazing transformations...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Sea Turtle Tracks

  • July 29, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Day
Summertime on the barrier islands of South Carolina means loggerhead sea turtles are back. Join us at the Nature Center to find out why loggerheads visit Hunting Island, what efforts...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Civilian Conservation Corps

  • July 1, 2014 - July 31, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday, Thursday
The Civilian Conservation Corps VideoStep back into the 1930s to learn how the CCC was formed and why. Eight hundred National and State Parks were built by the CCC, including...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Beach Explorations!

  • July 1, 2014 - July 29, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday
Free with Park Passport Plus When you stroll along the beach, do you think you are alone? Surprise! You are surrounded by life. Find out by what as we walk along the beach investigating...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Lagoon Kayaking

  • July 30, 2014, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Every Day
  • November 1, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Become one with the water during our paddling excursions in the lagoon. Kayaking is one of the best ways to see wildlife, especially the beautiful wading birds of South Carolina's...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

A Walk in the Woods

  • July 2, 2014 - July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Free with Park Passport Plus Join a Naturalist for a hike through the maritime forest. View ancient dunes, learn about the edible plants of the island and see some of the creatures that call...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Alligators of the Lowcountry

  • July 16, 2014 - July 30, 2014, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Free with Park Passport Plus Join park staff or volunteers for a cool and relaxing slideshow about the alligators of South Carolina's Lowcountry. This amazing, docile looking predator has skills and abilities that have...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

SC Native Americans and Dreamcatchers

  • July 16, 2014 - July 30, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Free with Park Passport Plus Come and get an inside look at the life and culture of the Native Americans who once lived in the SC Lowcountry, then create your own personalized dreamcatcher to...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Sharks!

  • July 16, 2014 - July 30, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Free with Park Passport Plus Sleek design, powerful swimmer, and a bad reputation... We're talking about sharks! Join us in the Nature Center classroom to see what the buzz is all about.

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Fish Printing

  • July 14, 2014 - July 31, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Monday, Thursday
Create a one-of-a-kind souvenir of your visit to Hunting Island State Park as you carry on the ancient Japanese art of Gyotaku, or fish printing. Nature has given many fish...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park
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