Hunting Island State Park, Beaufort

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Stretching over 2,000 hectares (5,000 acres), Hunting Island State Park is home to picturesque beaches, a maritime forest, and a variety of wildlife. Begin by picking up some general information about the park from the visitor center. The center connects with an extensive trail system and is just a short distance from several beach access points. Set out on the highly recommended 9.8 km (6.1 mi) loop trail to wander through the forest, along the lagoon, and to the marsh boardwalk--a great area for spotting wildlife. You can learn more about the island's history and ecosystem and see some live animals up close at the nature center. Consider climbing up the park's 19th-century lighthouse for views of the ocean, beach, and marshland. A visit to Hunting Island State Park represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Beaufort vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This is a beautiful well kept beach, it was really quiet this week. It’s perfect for families. There are bathrooms and small store if you need ice cream or sunscreen 
    This is a beautiful well kept beach, it was really quiet this week. It’s perfect for families. There are bathrooms and small store if you need ice cream or sunscreen  more »
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  • I live this beautiful park Beach is perfect for treasure hunting and absolutely stunning
  • Quiet. Cool scenery. Nice for stargazing.

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