The Best 3 Things to Do at Hunting Island State Park

As South Carolina’s most popular state park, Hunting Island State Park is a premier attraction that each traveler should experience for themselves! The popular park is tucked between Fripp Island and Harbor Island, boasting beautiful beaches, plenty of nature, and, of course, the iconic Hunting Island Lighthouse. There’s a lot to do and see, but we’ll steer you in the right direction to help you make the most of your time.   

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How to Spend a Day at Hunting Island State Park 

Hunting Island Lighthouse 

Make room at the top of your bucket list for the Hunting Island Lighthouse! Grab your crew and make your way up 167 steps until you reach the top and discover breathtaking, panoramic views of the barrier island coastline. Snap some photos on the observation deck and take in the moment. Check their website to find reservation information, pricing, and more.   

Nature Trails 

You’ll want to take advantage of the miles of nature trails found in the park! Whether you prefer to hike on foot or ride along on bikes, you’ll find a variety of trails to choose from. Pack a lunch for the set and set out to enjoy the sunshine and possibly even spot some wildlife! Be sure to have a trail map on hand with plenty of water.   

Saltwater Fishing 

Saltwater fishing is one of the most common activities on the island. Pick up bait and other equipment at the campground’s park store, then head to any designated fishing location on the island. We prefer the pier on the southern tip of the island that extends far into Fripp Inlet.   

Bonus Tip: If you need a change of scenery, take time to search for shark teeth along the five miles of beach. You never know what you might find! 

Stay with Us at Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort  

Front view of 101 Ocean Pointe Drive Few experiences can compare to vacationing at Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort. That’s why so many of our guests return year after year! With so much to offer, it’s no surprise that Fripp has become one of South Carolina’s most beloved destinations. Allow us to take care of you while you’re here. Our diverse portfolio of Fripp Island vacation rentals is sure to have everything you need for an unforgettable vacation. Check our availability to find mansions on the marsh or intimate condos by the sea. Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort truly offers something for everyone! We look forward to hosting your next getaway.