Myrtle Beach State Park

March 15, 2018
Category:
Tourist Attractions

Myrtle Beach State Park is a small park in Myrtle Beach that features a mile of undeveloped beach, and an array of camping areas near the beach. Established in 1936, the Myrtle Beach State Park offers many trails, educational programs, and activities for its guests. A trip to the Myrtle Beach State Park is sure to be an exciting an educational experience!

About Myrtle Beach State Park

The Myrtle Beach State Park is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. from March through November, and from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. from December through February. Admissions to the park are $5 for adults and $3.25 for senior citizens. Children aged 5 through 16 are charged $3, and children under the age of 5 are admitted for free.

The Myrtle Beach State Park offers a variety of programs that change throughout the year that are available to people of every age. Each program is an educational adventure that focuses on preserving the environment and the animals within it. Attending 3 or more of these programs will allow you to acquire a special Myrtle Beach State Park habitat patch that can be applied to almost any article of clothing or backpack. Attending 9 of these programs will make you a habitat hero, and earn you a special pin as all as your photograph on the Habitat Hero Wall of Fame for two years. The program currently available to the public is called Help The Sea Turtles and focuses on how to aid the sea turtles through a series of sessions.

There are also two Trails available to the public for hiking in the Myrtle Beach State Park. These trails, the Sculptured Oak Trail and the Yaupon Trail, are both around half a mile long and are considered relatively easy trails in terms of terrain. Both trails offer amazing views of the coast and the wildlife in the Myrtle Beach State Park and are certain to make your visit there worthwhile.

Stay at Cabana Shores

Enjoy your stay at Cabana Shores while visiting Myrtle Beach State Park. Located only twenty-five minutes away from the park, Cabana Shores can be reached from the Myrtle Beach State Park through the US- 17 BUS North Street, following this street until it reaches North Ocean Boulevard, where the hotel is located. Cabana Shores until offers the lowest rates available when you book directly at www.cabanashores.com