Myrtle Beach State Park
4401 South Kings HWY | Myrtle Beach, SC 29575 | Phone: 843-238-5325 | mbeachsp@scprt.com

Programs & Events

Click here for a list of Myrtle Beach State Park's Annual Events

April Programs and Events
May Programs and Events

Join us for Totally Turtles- May 7,2016



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The Urban Sea Turtle

  • May 8, 2016 - May 29, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
  • May 1, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
See how difficult it is for sea turtles to survive. How do they avoid the dangers and stay alive? Due to sand castles, boats and all that light, the journey...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Destination Turtle DNA

  • May 8, 2016 - May 29, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
  • May 1, 2016, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Do sea turtles lay their eggs on the same beach? How often do they nest? See how scientists are tracking turtles to discover their nesting secrets. Appropriate for ages 8...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Tale of the Whale

  • May 3, 2016 - May 31, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday
Find out how whales eat, hear what whales sound like, discover how large they are, and what kinds of marine mammals are found off our coast. Appropriate for ages 5...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Feeding Time

  • May 4, 2016 - May 25, 2016, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
  • June 1, 2016, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Watch a snake eat a mouse and see what other hungry animals lurk in our house!

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

What Dwells in a Shell?

  • May 5, 2016 - May 26, 2016, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
Learn how to identify the seashell treasures you find on the beach and discover how these animals live. What’s a bivalve? Can clams move? What do the animals inside the...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Totally Turtles!

  • May 7, 2016, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Learn all about South Carolina's state reptile, the loggerhead sea turtle, during this multi-event program! Crawl through a shrimp net, dig a nest like a sea turtle, create a turtle...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Pier Fishing

  • May 13, 2016 - June 4, 2016, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Every Week on Friday, Saturday
Free with Park Passport !
Never fished from the pier? Now is your chance to learn some basics! Fishing poles will be supplied, but you must replace any equipment you lose or damage. Bring your...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

What Wildlife Will A-Pier?

  • May 13, 2016 - June 3, 2016, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
    Every Week on Friday
Spend time out on the pier to see what wildlife will make an appearance. Discover some unique facts and fun stories about the animals from both land and sea that...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Backyard Bird ID

  • May 13, 2016 - May 27, 2016, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Do you like backyard birds? So do we! We will spend time at our outdoor feeding station where we will spot some common birds and learn a bit more! This...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

A Crabby Experience!

  • May 14, 2016 - May 28, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Every Week on Saturday
  • June 4, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Free with Park Passport !
Test your luck from the fishing pier as we try to catch a variety of crabs, fish and many other critters. This is a catch and release program in order...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach 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 Myrtle Beach State Park between 5/1/2016 and 7/30/2016.