Day Trip: Hunting Island State ParkPosted by Paige Rose on
Day Trip to
Hunting Island, SC
Hunting Island is a stunning 5,000-acre barrier island just 16 miles east of Beaufort on U.S. Hwy. 21. The island is South Carolina's single most popular state park, attracting more than a million visitors a year. Teeming with wildlife and lush vegetation the park offers a delightful day for anyone interested in nature or history.
Hunting Island offers five miles of pristine South Carolina beaches, thousands of acres of marsh and maritime forest, a saltwater lagoon, and a 132.5-foot tall lighthouse. The Hunting Island lighthouse is the only lighthouse in the state that is publically accessible. A climb up the 167 lighthouse steps provides breathtaking panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and…
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