Topsail Hill Preserve State Park


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Topsail Hill Preserve State Park


Location:In Santa Rosa Beach on Route 30A, 1 mile off US 98.
Facilities:RV Resort area with 156 full-facility campsites, including electric, cable, and sewer hookups, swimming pool, laundry, bathhouses, shuffleboard and tennis courts; furnished bungalows (at the RV campgrounds); beaches, showers, pavilions, picnic areas, restrooms (é), nature trails; visitor center with concession; tram service to beach.
Activities:Camping, saltwater and freshwater fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Park has 3.2 miles of secluded beaches with dunes over 25 feet tall. It's named for the tallest dune in the preserve which, when viewed from the Gulf, resembles a ship's topsail. The park also contains five coastal dune lakes, which are now found only in the Florida Panhandle and nowhere else in the US. The park's dune ecosystem makes it one of the few remaining homes of the Choctawhatchee Beach Mouse.
Address:7525 W Scenic Hwy 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Phone:850-267-0299
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/topsailhill
Size: 1,473 acres land; 170 acres water.

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Partners include the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Florida LAKEWATCH, Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, Grayton Beach State Park, the Dugas Family Foundation, the Northwest Florida Water Management District and Walton County.
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