Hunting Island State Park

We were having spring at the house, so we decided to take a spring beach trip to Hunting Island State Park near Beaufort, South Carolina.

Not our usual sunset view - not a mountain in view.

Not our usual sunset view – not a mountain in sight.

In the last two years, this beautiful state park has taken hits from two major hurricanes – Matthew and Irma. Hurricane Matthew was so destructive in 2016 that the campground did not reopen until late last summer – only to close a month later when Irma hit. The campground just reopened a couple of weeks ago and we decided to come try it out.

Sand in our paws!

Sand in our paws!

Stills lots of damage to be seen around the park, but we congratulate the park staff on the valiant effort to re-open – again – the campground. And best wishes for a calm tropical season this fall.

Off for our evening stroll.

Off for our evening stroll.


  1. Susan Deaver on February 26, 2018 at 12:43 am

    Did you have the place to yourselves? Looks a lovely place to have walks!

    • The Thundering Herd on February 26, 2018 at 7:26 pm

      Amazingly, no. The campground was close to capacity.

  2. Lori on February 25, 2018 at 8:02 am

    Looks like a beautiful place to be.

  3. Jean Burkhardt on February 25, 2018 at 6:42 am

    It looks like the dogs are REALLY enjoying their walk there and best wishes that the park will continue to improve!

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