The beautiful Myrtle Beach State Park in South Carolina is a quiet refuge from hectic city life that offers camping, hiking, and relaxation with beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean. The 312 acre park is a popular destination for locals and travelers alike, but don’t let that stop you from visiting this beach. During the summer there is often a long wait to enter the park, but there is plenty of parking available and it’s easy to lose the crowds once inside the park regardless of why you are visiting.
Staying at the Myrtle Beach State Park gives you the luxury of sleeping in a wooded, marsh like forest with a quick and easy walk to the sandy beach. The camping areas are tight and offer no privacy to your next door neighbors, but if you’re wanting to sleep to the sounds of the ocean under a canopy of trees this campground is your best bet, the neighboring campgrounds resembled parking lots. The park offers numerous bath houses with hot water and a camp store that has everything you could possibly need.
The 60 mile stretch of beach, where Myrtle Beach State Park is located is commonly called the Grand Strand. The Grand Strand starts in North Myrtle Beach and runs south to the beautiful Garden City and filled with an endless amount of family fun. Eight piers offer a variety of activities from simple sightseeing, to fishing, or arcades.
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