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

July Program Schedule

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Creatures of the Night




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Reptiles of the Lowcountry

  • July 2, 2016 - July 30, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
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

Fish Printing

  • July 2, 2016 - July 30, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
  • July 2, 2016 - July 30, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
  • July 21, 2016 - July 28, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Every Week on 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

Creatures of the Night Plus One

  • July 9, 2016 - July 23, 2016, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Every 2 Weeks on Saturday
Get a close up look at a few of the creatures that fly at night. These ambassadors of the night are well trained, but still wild animals. Please no loud...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Sand/Candy Art

  • July 3, 2016 - July 31, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
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

Alligators of the Lowcountry

  • July 11, 2016 - July 25, 2016, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Every Week on Monday
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

Secrets of the Salt Marsh

  • July 4, 2016 - July 25, 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

Tie-Dye!

  • July 1, 2016 - July 29, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
  • July 5, 2016 - July 26, 2016, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday
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

Civilian Conservation Corps

  • July 5, 2016 - July 28, 2016, 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 5, 2016 - July 26, 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

  • July 20, 2016 - July 27, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Every Week 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
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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 7/23/2016 and 10/21/2016.