Nature Calls Travelers to The Myrtle Beach Area of South Carolina
Where the Great Outdoors are in Full Bloom
While endless attractions in the Myrtle Beach area offer enough enjoyment to fill a season's worth of leisure, Mother Nature has crafted an entirely different dimension of play along the South Carolina coast. Here are some great ways to experience the natural side of Myrtle Beach:
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Two Scenic State Parks
Nature-lovers are treated to a unique combination of land and sea at Myrtle Beach State Park or Huntington Beach State Park, where a wide-open beach and fishing pier are combined with a lush, oceanfront maritime forest. Each park has some great activities.
Myrtle Beach State Park
Located in the heart of the Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach State Park boasts a great beach, fishing pier, 350 campsites, cabins, picnic shelters, activity center, nature center, hiking trails and free nature programs with admission to the park. (843) 238- 5325 (866) 345-PARK to reserve campsites, lodging, picnic shelters, meeting facilities
Huntington Beach State Park
The diverse natural environment of the South Carolina coast can be observed at the freshwater lagoon, salt marsh, nature trails and a fabulous stretch of beach at Huntington Beach State Park. The park has 133 campsites, picnic areas with shelters, nature programs and the historic castle Atalaya, once the winter home of sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington and her husband, Archer. (843) 237-4440 (866) 345-PARK to reserve campsites, lodging, picnic shelters, meeting facilities.