Camp Helen State Park invites you to go beyond your park visit, joining Park Ranger staff for a nature hike held each first Thursday of the month at 10AM on Camp Helen's user-friendly trail system. Learn about the park's flora and fauna and the larger ecosystem of the Florida Panhandle. Taking place The hike is great for all experience levels and requires moderate endurance.
Guided Nature Hike
First Thursday of Each Month | 10AM - 11AM
The Oak Canopy and North trails have a combination of paved, sand and packed-earth terrain. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, and bring a water bottle, sunscreen and bug repellent, as well as your adventurous spirit.
Camp Helen State Park is located at 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway, just west of the Phillips Inlet Bridge on the Bay County and Walton County line.
Camp Helen State Park is bordered on three sides by the Gulf of Mexico and Lake Powell, one of the largest coastal dune lakes in Florida. Activities include swimming, beachcombing, nature study, hiking, and both freshwater and saltwater fishing. Read more about Camp Helen State Park and see photo gallery at SoWal Parks | Camp Helen State Park.