Free Activities every week at Hunting Island State Park

There are fun, interesting and educational activities every day hosted by Park Ranger and Lowcountry Master Naturalist Megan Stegmeier.

Sundays: Sand/Candy Art, 11 a.m.; Do You Want To Build a Snow Globe, 2 p.m.; Full-moon Lighthouse Climb (Feb. 9), 5:45 p.m.; Stargazing Lighthouse Climb (Feb. 23), 5:45 p.m.

Mondays: Reptiles of the Lowcountry, 11 a.m.; A Walk In The Woods (Feb. 3, 10, 24).

Tuesdays: Driftwood Painting, 11 a.m.; CCC Video, 1 p.m.; Beach Walk, 3 p.m.

Wednesdays: Alligator Talk, 11 a.m.; Stepping Stones, 2 p.m.

Thursdays: Interpretive Lighthouse Tour, 10 a.m.; CCC Video, 1 p.m.; Feeding Frenzy, 3 p.m.

Fridays: Fish Printing, 2 p.m.; Valentine’s Day Couples Lighthouse Climb (Feb. 14), 5:30 p.m.

Saturdays: Sunrise Lighthouse Climb (Feb. 29), 6:30 a.m.; Tie-Die, 11 a.m.; No Bones About It (Feb 8, 22), 1 p.m.; Pinecones for Passerines (Feb 15, 29), 1 p.m.

For a description of these programs and a complete calendar of activities, go to and click on “Programs & Events.”

All are invited to attend these FREE events, though there is an entry fee to Hunting Island State Park and reservations are needed for lighthouse programs. For more information, call 843-838-7437 or go to the Friends of Hunting Island website and the Facebook page: FOHI Sea Turtle Conservation Project.

Hunting Island State Park Lighthouse Climb : Photo by Liz Mitchem
Hunting Island State Park Lighthouse Climb : Photo by Liz Mitchem

Photos by Liz Mitchem