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

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

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

Secrets of the Salt Marsh

  • July 3, 2014 - July 31, 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

Pier fishing

  • July 11, 2014 - July 25, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Friday
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...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Cast Netting 101

  • July 11, 2014 - July 25, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every 2 Weeks on Friday
Would you like to be able to catch fresh shrimp for dinner, or possibly enough shrimp for you and your friends throughout the year? Then you should learn the art...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Reptiles of the Lowcountry

  • July 11, 2014 - July 25, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
  • July 13, 2014 - July 27, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
Free with Park Passport Plus Reds, greens, yellows, oranges...these are just some of the colors that you will find on our native reptiles. These secretive animals are sometimes less than appreciated, but reptiles often...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Sand Sculpture Contest

  • July 26, 2014, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Every Day
Get inspired and bring your inner-artist to Hunting Island State Park for the best sand sculpture event in the Lowcountry! Gather a team of family, friends, or co-workers, enter as...

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

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
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If you're interested, click here to see Programs and Events at other state parks within approx. 30 square miles of Hunting Island State Park between 7/24/2014 and 10/22/2014.