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Hammocks Beach State Park

Nature Hike

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 12/29/2018 - 9:00am

Join a park ranger for an exciting hike through the woods. You will get an opportunity to explore the park’s new property, discovering sights and sounds while taking in the fresh air. You never know what types of wildlife you may get a glimpse at!

OPTIONAL: Bring binoculars if you have them.

 

Winter Survival

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Mon, 12/17/2018 - 10:00am

Some animals migrate to warmer climates for the winter and some stay in the same place in the colder months. Come out to the park and hear about some of the unique adaptations animals have to survive this time of the year. You’ll be amazed!

 

Shooting Star Trek

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Wed, 12/12/2018 - 5:30pm

Come out to the park after dark for this night sky-inspired nature hike along the 1/2-mile nature trail. We will explore some of the sights and sounds of the nighttime hours here at the park while watching out for any shooting stars from the annual Geminid Meteor Shower. Make a wish!

PROGRAM IS WEATHER DEPENDENT. CONTACT PARK OFFICE FOR PROGRAM STATUS: 910-326-4881

 

Oysters

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Mon, 12/10/2018 - 10:00am

Food, filters, and fun!  Come out to the park and join a ranger to learn about some of the biology, natural history, and the conservation efforts of these amazing shellfish.  They’re not just good tasting… they are so important to coastal Carolina in so many ways!

 

Coastal Crafts Series

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 12/09/2018 - 2:00pm

Are you looking for some ideas of what to do with some of your beach findings you have been collecting over the years? Come out to the park for this monthly series that explores different craft ideas for your beach treasures. You will get a chance to build your own craft to take home!

This month's craft: beachy ornaments

First Day Hike: A Maritime Eco-Hike

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 01/01/2019 - 1:00pm

It’s a new year and celebrate it with a FIRST DAY HIKE at Hammocks Beach State Park!  Don't miss out on this great opportunity to explore the park with a ranger along the 1/2-mile nature trail discovering new sights and sounds and taking in the fresh air.  You never know what you may come across — a deer, a soaring eagle, or even a slithering snake!  Bring your family, bring your friends to rin

First Day Hike: A Maritime Eco-Hike

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 01/01/2019 - 10:00am

It’s a new year and celebrate it with a FIRST DAY HIKE at Hammocks Beach State Park!  Don't miss out on this great opportunity to explore the park with a ranger along the 1/2-mile nature trail discovering new sights and sounds and taking in the fresh air.  You never know what you may come across — a deer, a soaring eagle, or even a slithering snake!  Bring your family, bring your friends to rin

Mainland Area, Bear Island Re-opened Day Use Only

The visitor center and the mainland area reopened on October 1, 2018. The 0.5-mile loop TRACK Trail on the mainland reopened on October 20, 2018. The kayak launch is closed, and kayak trails remain closed. The boat ramp remains closed. Bear Island is open for day use only. Huggins Island and Jones Island are both closed. There is no ferry service for the rest of the season. All campsites closed through December 31, 2018.