Huntington Beach State Park
Calendar • 2022
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. (1 hr.)
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.
- HUNTINGTON BEACH SP KITE FESTIVAL..............MARCH
19th & 20th
The Inaugural Huntington Beach State Park Kite Festival! We will have: Live music Food Trucks Characters Blow up obstacle courses Color your own kite Kites Petting Zoo
OF PREY DAY……………MARCH 26th
Enjoy a day of bird-themed programs and events at South Carolina’s No. 1 birding destination. Another highlight will be a free-flight live raptor demonstration by the
Center for Birds of Prey at 1 p.m.
- GATOR GAUNTLET 5K..........APRIL 2nd
Do you have what it takes to make it through the Gator Gauntlet 5K? Come find out at Huntington Beach State Park
- PALMETTO CAMPOUT………….MAY 14TH & 15TH
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.................Sep. ?
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
- 46TH ANNUAL ATALAYA ARTS
& CRAFTS FESTIVAL........SEP 23rd- 25th
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 SLEEPOVER........................NOV
11th & 12th
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