MARSH BOARDWALK TRAIL

LOCATION: Southeastern South Carolina
HIKE STARTS: Education Center
HIKE ENDS: Education Center
TOTAL DISTANCE: 0.5 Miles
HIKE TYPE: In & Out, Backtrack Hike
HIKE DIFFICULTY: Easy
TRAILS USED: Marsh Boardwalk Trail
TRAIL TRAFFIC: Light
TRIP TYPE: Day Hike

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Huntington Beach State Park
16148 Ocean Highway
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
843-237-4440

HIGHLIGHTS: Huntington Beach State Park is a small coastal preserve and state park near Murrells Inlet, in South Carolina. The park features Atalaya a picturesque winter home that belonged to Anna Hyatt Huntington who donated the park and nearby Brookgreen Gardens. There is an Education Center, campground, and numerous trails in the park.

This hike is on the Marsh Boardwalk Trail which heads west from the Education Center via a wooden pier for 0.25 miles to the swamp. The boardwalk crosses tidal creeks and there is plenty of wildlife to see here – especially at low tide. Views to the South include Freshwater Lagoon, and the hike is easy and suitable for children of all ages.

Hiking South Carolina Guidebook For This Area National Geographic TOPO! South Carolina Map CD-ROM (Windows) Trail Map For This Area

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