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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Lagoon Kayaking

  • August 27, 2014, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Every Week on Wednesday
  • 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

  • August 6, 2014 - August 27, 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

  • August 9, 2014 - August 30, 2014, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
  • August 13, 2014 - August 27, 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

  • August 13, 2014 - August 27, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:30 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!

  • August 6, 2014 - August 27, 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

In Search of the Elusive Blue Crab

  • August 5, 2014 - August 28, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Every Week on Tuesday, 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

Birds, Birds and More Birds!

  • August 7, 2014 - August 28, 2014, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
Join a naturalist for an enlightening look at some of our feathered friends. During our walk, we will "scope" out serveral habitats - beach, salt marsh, sand dune, shoreline and...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Fish Printing

  • August 2, 2014 - August 30, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Monday, Thursday, Saturday
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

Civilian Conservation Corps

  • August 5, 2014 - August 28, 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

Secrets of the Salt Marsh

  • August 4, 2014 - August 28, 2014, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Monday, Thursday
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
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