First Day Hike at St Andrews State Park
First Day Hike takes place at St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach on Jan 1 from 9-11am. Begin the New Year rejuvenating and connecting with the outdoors by taking a healthy hike along the wildlife viewing trails within St. Andrews State Park. We will meet at Turpentine Still at 9:00am and begin the hike from there.
Join a Ranger for a hike on the Heron Pond Trail. Participants will take a .6 mile hike through the grasslands and flat woods along scenic Grand Lagoon.
This Ranger guided hike will take participants through various plant communities along Grand Lagoon and will provide hikers with the opportunity to view various wildlife that call North Florida home. All of our trails are pet friendly, so bring your dog out to enjoy this outdoor adventure!
Please wear weather appropriate clothing and shoes. It is also recommended to bring water, sunscreen, and bug spray. Reservations are not necessary, and participation in the program is included with the park entrance fee of $4 for a vehicle with single occupancy or $8 for a vehicle with 2-8 occupants.
St. Andrews State Park is consistently one of the most popular and most visited state parks in Florida -- Given that Dr. Beach has also called it the Best Beach in America, it's no wonder!
Florida State Parks are treasures waiting for your discovery!
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Parks Of South Walton & Northwest Florida
St. Andrews State Park is situated on a peninsula at the far eastern edge of Panama City Beach. Bordered by the Gulf of Mexico to the south, the St. Andrews Pass to the east, and the Grand Lagoon to the north, you're never far from a relaxing sea breeze, or a chance to get a little sand between your toes while exploring the shoreline here.
St. Andrews State Park is located at 4607 State Park Lane, at the southeast edge of Panama City Beach.
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