Huntington Beach State Park
Calendar • 2020
Atalaya Castle at Huntington Beach State Park is open for self-guided tours. Meanwhile, Facebook Live interpretive programming that became popular in March and April
will continue on a limited schedule and can be followed here.
Take a fascinating tour of the winter home of the Huntington's, a national historic monument, with a guide from the Friends of Huntington Beach State Park. Atalaya admission is $2/person.
Did you know that Huntington Beach State Park has the highest diversity of bird species in all of South Carolina? Join us for a walk along the causeway in search of wading
birds, waterfowl, eagles, and more. Feel free to bring binoculars if you have them. This program that is great for beginner birders! (1 hr.)
UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS:
- 3-in-1 DAY…………………………MARCH 10th
Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington shared the same birthday, March 10th. They chose to marry on the same day,
calling it their 3-in1-day. Come celebrate 3-in-1 Day with the Friends of Huntington Beach State Park, inside the Huntington’s beloved winter home, Atalaya. See www.friendshbsp.com for more information.
OF PREY DAY……………MARCH 21st
Enjoy a day of bird-themed programs and events at South Carolina’s No. 1 birding destination. The park’s resident bald eagles should be getting ready to fledge
their chicks. Another highlight will be a free-flight live raptor demonstration by the Center for Birds of Prey at 1 p.m.
- GATOR GAUNTLET
Do you have what it takes to make it through the Gator Gauntlet 5K? Come find out at Huntington Beach
- PALMETTO CAMPOUT………….May ?
Never been tent camping?
Learn how with a park ranger. Campers will be provided with a list of food items to bring. A limited number of tents are available for borrowing.
Beach Sweep is the largest one-day litter cleanup of South Carolina’s beaches and waterways. Join thousands
of volunteers from across the globe to be part of the solution to pollution.
- 46TH ANNUAL ATALAYA ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL........Sep.?
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 several of the area’s finest musicians.
- ATALAYA FALL FESTIVAL & HAUNTED CASTLE....................Oct.?
Join us at Atalaya for an evening of frightfully fun family entertainment. Enjoy two haunted houses, carnival games, spooky movies, a bonfire and more!
- ATALAYA SLEEPOVER........................Nov.
Spend the night at Atalaya, and enjoy everything from ghost stories to nature hikes. Dinner and breakfast are included. A limited number
of tents are available for borrowing.
PROGRAM INFORMATION: Huntington Beach State Park 16148 Ocean Highway • Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 HuntingtonBeachEducation@scprt.com • 843.237.4440 HuntingtonBeachSP.com