ROAD ADVENTURES HOT SPOT: ST. GEORGE ISLAND STATE PARK, FLORIDA

St. George Island State Park is the perfect destination for those that love the beach, birdwatching, year-round fishing, stargazing and more. 

This beautiful state park is located in an area of Florida that has been tagged the “Forgotten Coast,” although anyone that visits knows that it is anything but forgettable. St. George Island contains Dr. Beach, which currently ranks as the third top-rated beach in the United States and offers a large array of activities! Be sure to bring your sunscreen and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime.  

Stargazing

Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park is a gem that is tucked away from all of the major city lights. With minimal light pollution, this location offers breathtaking opportunities to witness the night sky. Star gazers will have the chance to see incomprehensible numbers of stars, planets, and more! You may even be able to spot the glow of the Milky Way just above the surrounding white sand dunes. 

Canoeing and Kayaking

Everybody loves a relaxing and scenic canoe or kayak trip, and you’re in luck because both of these can be rented and enjoyed on the Island. With a shallow bay, you can enjoy a peaceful atmosphere and make memories together along the way.

Fishing

St. George Island State park offers two boat ramps with easy access to Apalachicola Bay. In this large bay, fishers will pull in an array of different types of fish including but not limited to flounder, sea trout, red fish, pompano, whiting, and Spanish mackerel.

Dining

The Blue Parrot offers a beautiful dining experience.  You can enjoy some of the top rated and freshest local seafood. They also carry certified Black Angus Steaks all in a relaxing and casual family-friendly atmosphere.

On the lower deck, you will be able to soak up the sun, of if you prefer air conditioning, you might be more comfortable on the covered upper decks. Either dining location will allow you to enjoy the scenic white sand beaches surrounding the restaurant. 

Coastline RV Resort

Coastline RV Resort is centrally located, which gives gusts easy access to local attractions. The resort is also far enough away to provide a lad back and private atmosphere. The Old Florida feel is combined with modern amenities to make for the best camping experience possible. The campground’s main goal is to provide campers with a private oasis surrounded gorgeous bay views. 

For your next adventure away from home, we hope that you’ll consider St. George Island State Park. Whether you enjoy spending your time star gazing, fishing, or just kicking back on the beach, you will find everything you are looking for in this perfect destination!