Beach Access

Scenic Gulf Drive Regional Access

Scenic Gulf Drive Regional Beach Access was built in 2022 and has 400 feet of sugar-white sand along the Gulf of Mexico. The walkover picnic shelter and restroom has coastal cottage design, mirroring the county’s other beach accesses. It features 18 vehicle parking spaces, nine golf cart parking spaces, bike parking, a large deck plaza, an ADA accessible boardwalk/dune walkover, restroom facilities, and a picnic pavilion with dune walkover.

Lupine Access

Lupine Access is in Inlet Beach at the end of South Walton Lakeshore Drive. There is no parking and it is a long up and down walkover to the beach on the western edge of Camp Helen State Park.

Bayside Ranchettes Park

Shaded parking, picnic table, dock for fishing and kayak/canoe launch on the bay in Point Washington. Head North on County Rd 283 from Grayton Beach, cross Hwy 98 onto Bay Drive and when you near the bay take a right on East Mitchelll Avenue. Bayside Ranchettes Park is 3 blocks east on the left.

Dune Allen Regional Access

Right across from Stinky's Fish Camp Restaurant is the Dune Allen Regional Beach Access on Scenic 30A. The Dune Allen Regional Beach Access has restrooms, parking and a lifeguard station. The 1.51 acre property has 220 feet of beachfront and was purchased for $7.4 million in 2016. There will be two more regional beach accesses to be constructed and completed in Miramar Beach and Seagrove Beach in 2020. This will bring the total number of regional beach access points from eight to 11 in South Walton.

Grady Brown Park

Grady Brown Park is located on the north side of the bay at the Clyde B. Wells Bridge on US Highway 331 at 20940 US Highway 331 South, Freeport, FL.

The park features:
Sandy Beach along the Choctawhatchee Bay
2 Boat Ramps & 3 Finger Piers
Handicapped Accessible Kayak Launch
Picnic Tables & Grills
Boat Washdown Station
Boat Trailer Parking Area
Vehicle Parking

Point Washington Landing

North of Seagrove Beach at the north end of Scenic Highway 395 in Point Washington is a boat ramp and two docks on Tucker Bayou that opens into the Choctawhatchee Bay. There is parking and a boat cleaning station with fresh water. This is the spot where Jim Carrey as Truman attempted to board the ferry to escape Seahaven Island in the movie The Truman Show.

Pilcher Park

Pilcher Park is underneath the 331 bridge on the south shore of Choctawhatchee Bay. It's the place to go for launching a boat or fishing along the rocks or on the 200-foot pier. Just about any species of saltwater fish can be caught at Pilcher Park in Walton County, Florida.

- Begun in 2013
- 200 foot pier
- Restrooms
- 3 pavilions with picnic tables
- four boat ramps
- parking for 50 cars and 30 boat trailers

Kellogg Bayside Park

Kellogg Bayside Park on the Choctawhatchee Bay in South Walton offers access to the bay for kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddle boards. Features include boat ramp (no trailers), picnic tables, shower, water fountain and water spigot. If you need to drive in to unload boats call Walton County Parks at (850) 892-8108 , otherwise it will probably be padlocked. Kellogg Bayside Park is located at the north end of Nellie Drive off of Nursery Road. 


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