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

August Program Schedule

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Alligators of the Lowcountry

  • August 7, 2016 - August 28, 2016, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Every Week on Sunday
  • September 4, 2016 - September 25, 2016, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Every Week on Sunday
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

Sand/Candy Art

  • August 1, 2016 - August 29, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Every Week on Monday
  • September 5, 2016 - September 12, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Every Week on Monday
  • September 26, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Every Week on Monday
Free with Park Passport !
Come and join us to create a colorful piece of art that's one of a kind. We will be using either sand or sand candy to create these one of...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Secrets of the Salt Marsh

  • August 1, 2016 - August 29, 2016, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Monday
  • September 5, 2016 - September 26, 2016, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Monday
Free with Park Passport Plus Pluff mud, eww! Maybe so, but the salt marsh is a key element to the coastal environment. Join us for a closer look at one of the most productive...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Pier fishing

  • August 9, 2016 - August 30, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Every Week on Tuesday
  • September 6, 2016 - September 27, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Every Week on Tuesday
Are you new to the coast, just visiting for a few days, or an old-hand looking for a new hobby? Pier fishing will "catch" your interest. We'll show you rigs,...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Civilian Conservation Corps

  • August 2, 2016 - August 30, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday, Thursday
  • September 1, 2016 - September 29, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
  • September 6, 2016 - September 27, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday
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!

  • August 2, 2016 - August 30, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday
  • September 6, 2016 - September 27, 2016, 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

In Search of the Elusive Blue Crab

  • August 10, 2016 - August 31, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Every Week on Wednesday
  • September 7, 2016 - September 21, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Every 2 Weeks on Wednesday
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

Tie-Dye!

  • August 10, 2016 - August 31, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
  • September 7, 2016 - September 28, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Come take a break from the beach and make a one-of-a-kind tie-dye masterpiece! With many dye colors and designs to choose from, we're sure you'll have a great time creating...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Feeding Frenzy

  • September 1, 2016 - September 8, 2016, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
  • September 22, 2016 - September 29, 2016, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
Learn more about the animals that call Hunting Island home as we feed the fish, turtles, and other Nature Center animals.

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Fish Printing

  • September 2, 2016 - September 30, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
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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