Marsh Boardwalk

photo: Marsh Boardwalk in Hunting Island State Park. Photo by Cdamgen wiki. Type: Nature Trail
Length: 0.30 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: State
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: At Hunting Island State Park near Beaufort, E end of US 21
States: South Carolina
Counties:
Latitude: 32.35056   Longitude: -80.458861

From I-95 South, Take Hwy 278 Exit toward Hilton Head
* Exit to Beaufort at Hwy 170
* Take Rt 802 right after the Broad River
* Stay on 802 to Lady's Island
* Turn onto Rt 21 South & out to the Park

From I-95 North, Take Hwy 21 or Hwy 17 Exit to Beaufort
* Follow 21 through Beaufort onto Lady's Island & out to the Park

Description

Located within one of the state's most popular parks, Hunting Island State Park near Beaufort, this quarter-mile boardwalk trail is an easy leg-stretcher into nearby estuarine islands and salt marshes. A naturalist at the park headquarters provides guided walks for visitors during the summer months. There are interpretative displays at two kiosks beside the boardwalk when a naturalist is not available. Fishermen and crabbers also use the trail for access to a salt creek where the trail ends.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Boardwalk
Secondary Surface: Sand
Soil

Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1977

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: FRIENDS OF HUNTING ISLAND

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

South Carolina Division of Parks
1775 Sea Island Parkway
St. Helena Island , SC 29920
(843) 838-2011
http://www.sctrails.net/TRAILS/ALLTRAILS/NRT/MarshBoardwalk.html

 

Photos

Hunting Island Lighthouse. Photo by Bill Fitzpatrick wiki.

Hunting Island Lighthouse. Photo by Bill Fitzpatrick wiki.

Marsh Boardwalk in Hunting Island State Park. Photo by Cdamgen wiki.

Marsh Boardwalk in Hunting Island State Park. Photo by Cdamgen wiki.

 

Hunting Island Marsh. Photo by Cdamgen wiki.

Hunting Island Marsh. Photo by Cdamgen wiki.

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