MORE INFORMATION: 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.