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St. Andrews State Park, Panama City Beach, Florida Panhandle

Florida State Park, Panama City Beach


St. Andrews State Park, Outdoor Activities


St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach Florida is known for its sugar white beaches & emerald green waters, this former military reservation has over one-and-a-half miles of beaches on the Gulf of Mexico & Grand Lagoon. Water sports enthusiasts can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, diving, kayaking & canoeing. 2 fishing piers, a jetty & a boat ramp provide ample fishing opportunities for anglers. 2 nature trails wind through a rich diversity of coastal plant communities - a great opportunity for bird watching. Those wanting to relax can sunbathe on the beach or enjoy a leisurely lunch in the shade of  en picnic pavilion. Full-facility campsites, as well as primitive youth group camping, make this park a popular overnight destination. A concession offers snacks, souvenirs & fishing amenities. Shell Island Boat Tours are available during the spring & summer.

Cycling is a popular pastime in the park is to take a leisurely ride in the park 2 miles paved road. For your own safety, make sure people under sixteen are required by law to wear a properly fitting helmet. To preserve natural areas of the park, bicycles are restricted to roads & aren't allowed on footpaths, walkways or trails leading to the beach.

Fishing opportunities at St. Andrews State Park include deep-sea jetty & surf fishing. 2 fishing piers & jetties provide an excellent location year-long. Catches include Spanish mackerel, redfish, flounder, sea trout, bonito, cobia, dolphin & bluefish. A boat ramp is located on the Grand Lagoon near the fishing pier. A concession offers snacks, souvenirs, bait, limited grocery items & rental of chairs, umbrellas, snorkeling gear, canoes & kayaks.

Outdoors, Panama City Beach FL

Panama City Beach, with its trademark white sand and warm Gulf waters, attracts everyone from spring breakers to retirees, singles to families. As a result, the city offers a range of activities for all ages and interests. Families won't want to miss...









St. Andrews State Park, Panama City Beach, Florida Panhandle