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

Participate in Ranger Quest
Become a Habitat Hero

July Programs
6th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest - July 26



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Sea Turtle Tracks

  • September 1, 2014 - September 15, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Monday
  • September 29, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Day
  • September 29, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    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

Fish Printing

  • September 1, 2014 - September 13, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Monday, Thursday, Saturday
  • September 15, 2014 - September 20, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Monday, 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

Secrets of the Salt Marsh

  • September 1, 2014 - September 29, 2014, 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

Civilian Conservation Corps

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!

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

A Walk in the Woods

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

Reptiles of the Lowcountry

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

Why Knot?

We may not need to know as many knots as an old sailor, but some knots are useful to all of us. Join us for "Why Knot?" and learn how...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Cast Netting 101

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

Pier fishing

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
At Nearby Parks...

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 9/1/2014 and 11/30/2014.