Saint Andrews State Park

Saint Andrews State Park


Location:3 miles east of Panama City Beach, off SR 392 (Thomas Drive).
Facilities:176 full-facility campsites, youth/group primitive camping area, bathhouses, beach, showers, picnic areas and pavilions, playgrounds, food and other concessions, canoe/kayak rental, boat ramp, 2 fishing piers and jetties, hiking trails, visitor center, restroom.
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing/kayaking, saltwater fishing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, hiking, bicycling, boat excursions, living history demonstrations, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is located on a peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico and Grand Lagoon. During World War II it was part of a military reservation, and circular cannon platforms are still in place near the jetties on the beach. A parcel of the park that remains undeveloped is Shell Island, a barrier island just across the ship's channel from the mainland. Shuttle boats run to the island during the spring and summer.
Address:4607 State Park Ln
Panama City, FL 32408

Phone:850-233-5140
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/standrews
Size: 1,104 acres land; 65.5 acres water.

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Pickens in Pensacola, the area between Rosemary Beach and Sea Side near Destin, and Saint Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach.