Four Mile Creek Landing is a county maintained boat launch on Four Mile Creek where it crosses Bay Loop Road East (CR 83A East). From the launch you can access LaGrange Bayou and the Choctawhatchee Bay nearby.
Marse Landing at Four Mile Creek has a restroom, dock, boat ramp, plenty of boat trailer parking, and lots of boat slips. Locals make extensive use of "The Point" to fish, watch birds, and launch boats and waverunners. Marse Landing at Four Mile Creek is a cooperative park built and maintained by Walton County and the City of Freeport. The spot has a historic marker describing action between union and confederate troops during the civil war. From the launch you can access LaGrange Bayou and the Choctawhatchee Bay nearby.
The Underwater Museum of Art is the first permanent underwater sculpture garden in the U.S. Located in the Gulf of Mexico, about a mile off the beach in South Walton, the museum lies at a depth of 58-feet and at a distance of .93-miles from the shore of Grayton Beach State Park.
The 60-acre Freeport Regional Sports Complex at Hammock Bay is nestled within the Hammock Bay community and can be accessed via Great Hammock Bend or Bay Loop Road. In designing the community’s park, attention to all aspects was fully researched. Some of the elements that were examined were the interaction of one sport or activity with another, pedestrian and vehicular traffic, the parks accessibility to the community, the preservation of its natural elements and activities for all ages to enjoy.
The official name is Walton Sports Complex, also often referred to as the South Walton Sports Complex or the SoWal Sports Complex. It is just north of Hwy 98, east of Point Washington, behind Dune Lakes Elementary School. For more information click here.
Eastern Lake Park is a small park just south of Scenic 30A on the east side of Eastern Lake. A great place to launch a small boat or paddle board on Eastern Lake and then paddle to the beach at the Eastern Lake outfall where it meets the Gulf.
Western Lake Access in Grayton Beach is at the eastern end of Hotz Avenue where it meets the lake, two blocks east of the red Bar. it is a lake access with boat ramp and dock which many folks use to launch a kayak, canoe or paddle board and take a short and memorable paddle on Western Lake south to the beach.
St. Andrews State Park is well known for its sugar white sands and emerald green waters. The former military reservation has over one-and-a-half miles of beaches on the Gulf of Mexico and Grand Lagoon.
Water sports enthusiasts enjoy swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, and canoeing. Two fishing piers, a jetty, and a boat ramp provide ample fishing opportunities for anglers. Two nature trails wind through a rich diversity of coastal plant communities - a splendid opportunity for bird-watching.
Rocky Bayou State Park was transformed from a bombing practice range during World War II to a picturesque state park. The property now preserves beautiful old-growth longleaf pine trees, several over 300 years old, that once dominated this area of Florida.
Rocky Bayou, the main feature of the park, is the trailing arm of Choctawhatchee Bay and is popular for boating and fishing. A double-lane boat ramp makes this one of the best boat launching locations on the bay, where both freshwater and saltwater fish are found.
The beautiful freshwater spring at Ponce de Leon Springs State Park is named for Juan Ponce de León, who led the first Spanish expedition to Florida in 1513, as legend has it - in search of the "fountain of youth."
Visitors might well regain their youth by taking a dip in the cool, clear waters of Ponce de Leon Springs where the water temperature remains a constant 68 degrees Fahrenheit year-round. The main spring is a convergence of two underground water flows, and produces 14 million gallons of water daily.