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

Programs & Events

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May Programs and Events

Summer Programs and Events



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Pier Fishing

  • May 13, 2016 - June 4, 2016, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Every Week on Friday, Saturday
  • June 9, 2016 - August 20, 2016, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Every Week on Thursday, 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 7, 2016 - August 23, 2016, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Tuesday
  • 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

The Urban Sea Turtle

  • May 8, 2016 - May 29, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
  • June 9, 2016 - August 25, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
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
  • June 10, 2016 - August 19, 2016, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
    Every Week on Friday
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
  • June 7, 2016 - August 16, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 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

  • June 11, 2016 - August 27, 2016, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
  • 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

Jumping Jellyfish!

  • June 7, 2016 - August 9, 2016, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday
Do all jellyfish sting and hurt people? Does a dead jellyfish still sting? Learn jellyfish ID, their natural history and their importance in the ocean food chain. Appropriate for ages...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Nifty and Nocturnal!

  • June 8, 2016 - August 17, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Discover the nighttime world of the forest! Use your imagination and allow your senses to heighten as we dim our indoor lights in order to experience the fascinating abilities and...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park
At Nearby Parks...

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