Huntington Beach State Park

  • 16148 Ocean Highway
  • Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
  • Location: Murrells Inlet
A sweeping Grand Strand beach, pristine and wide open. Sea-breeze camping and fishing from a jetty or in the surf. And some of the finest bird-watching on the East Coast.

Recurring weekly on Saturday

Tour the winter home of Anna and Archer Huntington with a docent from the Friends of Huntington Beach State Park. You will discover how this home helped a community through tough years, inspired art and eventually became a National Historic Landmark. Atalaya Tours are also Monday through Friday 2 - 3 pm. Meet at the entrance to Atalaya.

Recurring weekly on Saturday

  • Venue: Huntington Beach State Park
  • Address: 16148 Ocean Hwy., Murrells Inlet, SC
  • Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Learn about snakes and their cold-blooded kin in this audio-visual presentation, then get a chance to touch some! Tickets must be purchased in advance at the park store. Every Week on Saturday from April 2 through May 28, 2022.

Recurring weekly on Tuesday

  • Venue: Huntington Beach State Park
  • Address: 16148 Ocean Hwy., Murrells Inlet, SC
  • Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Come get acquainted with some of the weirdest animals in the ocean as we discover that there's more to life than a backbone! A variety of live creatures will be on display in the Wet Lab, so be prepared for a real hands-on experience. Every Week on Tuesday from April 5 through May 31, 2022.

Recurring weekly on Wednesday

  • Venue: Huntington Beach State Park
  • Address: 16148 Ocean Hwy., Murrells Inlet, SC
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Huntington Beach State Park is considered by many to be the best birding spot in South Carolina. Come see for yourself why! Enjoy a walk along the causeway to search the freshwater and salt marshes for a variety of birds. Depending on the season, participants are likely to encounter herons, egrets, rails, wood storks, shorebirds, ducks, and bald eagles. Every Week on Wednesday from April 6 through October 31, 2022.

Recurring daily

Featuring more than 100 of the finest artisans, the Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival provides aesthetic beauty against a background of natural beauty. Enjoy fine art, quality crafts and food, along with the musical offerings of the area's finest musicians.