St George Island State Park, St George FL
1900 E. Gulf Beach Drive
St George Island, FL
CHECK IN/OUT: Check in at 3 pm/Check out at 1 pm.
ACCESS: 8 am - Sunset
MAPS: At Entry Gate
PULL THRUS: Yes
PICNIC SHELTERS: No
SITE SURFACE: Sandy Gravel
HOOK-UPS: Water & 30/50 Amp
DUMP STATION: Yes
SHADE TREES: Yes
BOAT RAMP: Yes for boats up to 24 ft long
FEATURES: beach, swimming, fishing, kayaying.
Salt water fishing license requred
PET FRIENDLY: Yes in campground only. No pets are allowed on the beach.
a few restaurants on the island
St George Island State Park in Florida is 9 miles of undeveloped beaches and dunes, surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and Apalachicola Bay. During World War II, troops at Camp Gordon Johnson in Carrabelle Florida used the island for training exercises. Remnants of practice bombs and artillery shells are still found in the park.
Florida acquired the park land in 1963 and when the Bryant G. Patton Bridge across Apalachicola Bay to St George Island was completed in 1965 there was an increase in recreational use. The park officially opened as a state park in 1980.
We camped here in February 2020 for two nights and loved it. We drove the van to the beach each day and had our own private cabana. It's a good 1/4 mile walk to the beach area. There are a few trails in the park for hiking.
76 miles southwest of Tallahassee, FL on US 319/US 98
10 miles southeast of Eastpoint, FL
Access to St. George Island is via a 4-mile bridge that is accessible from Eastpoint, Florida. Eastpoint is located approximately 75 miles southwest of Tallahassee, Florida. The park is located on the east end of St. George Island.
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