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Mar. 10, 2020

3-in-1 Day

Huntington Beach State Park
Tuesday, March 10. 2020
1pm - 4pm
Tour Atalaya, Special guest speaker, refreshments
Gate admission +$5

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Mar. 21, 2020

Birds of Prey Day

Birds of Prey Day is Saturday March 21, 2020 10am-4pm
Flight Demonstration 1pm-2pm

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Apr. 4, 2020

Gator Gauntlet 5K

Huntington Beach State Park
April 4, 2020
Ages 15 and up- $25

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Sep. 16, 2019

New Park Playground

The Friends of Huntington Beach State Park has partnered with the Park to accept donations specially earmarked to continue work on the playground. If you would like to make a donation designated specially for the playground please notate this information on your check memo line or if you are using the PayPal link on our website ( select Playground.

Nov. 6, 2019

Nature Center Update

At our recent Friends of Huntington Beach State Park Board of Directors meeting, Park Manager Brenda Magers updated us on the progress of the building of the Nature Center. The builders are working on the inside getting it ready to install the exhibits.

Jul. 26, 2016

Nature Center Donations

Anyone wishing to make a monetary online donation to the Nature Center Rebuilding Fund need to click on the Donation Tab on the far right at the top of any of our website pages or you can click on the underlined Heading (that will take you to the page).
If you wish to mail in a donation, please make the check out to the Nature Center Rebuilding Fund and mail to the following address:
Friends of HBSP
PO Box 3019
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

The Huntington Beach State Park Staff and Friends appreciate any and all donations.
Thank you,

Our Mission

The Friends of Huntington Beach State Park in South Carolina was founded in 2003.  We are dedicated to helping the park fulfill it's mission of providing quality outdoor recreation and educational opportunities, and sustaining the integrity of the park's natural and cultural resources.  The Friends are partners with the park; together, we are able to accomplish park improvements that otherwise might not be possible. 

Huntington Beach State Park Map

The Friends of Huntington Beach State Park is a nonprofit organization that provides physical and monetary assistance for Huntington Beach State Park. The goal of the Friends is to improve the quality of the experience of visitors to the park. All proceeds (above cost) from our Fundraisers go directly to this park. Anyone can help the Friends achieve their goal by becoming a Volunteer or making a monetary donation. 
Click on the link below for the Volunteer Application or go to our Online Store to make a donation.


*Friends Application

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