First Day Hike at Grayton Beach State Park
The Department of Environmental Protection’s Grayton Beach State Park would like to invite the public to get back to nature and start the New Year out right by participating "America's State Parks First Day Hike 2013". Come see how Grayton Beach State Park is restoring wet bog prairies and learn about the flora and fauna that call the state park home. Participants will meet at the ranger station for a 3 1/2 mile round trip hike. The degree of difficulty for the hike is "Moderate". Hikers are asked to wear/bring the following: hat, long pants, insect repellant and closed toe shoes or hiking boots, bottled water. Pets are not allowed. Persons 16 and under must be accompanied by a parent.
Fees: Park entrance fees will be waived to all participants.
Contact: (850) 267-8300
Directions: Grayton Beach State Park is located South of U.S. 98 approximately halfway between Panama City Beach and Destin. Take County Road 283 south of U.S. 98, turn left at the stop sign on 30A. Approximately half a mile east of the intersection of County Road 30A and County Road 283 the entrance is on the right.