St. Andrews State Park

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Saint Andrews State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Saint Andrews State Park
Map showing the location of Saint Andrews State Park
Location Bay County, Florida, USA
Nearest city Panama City Beach, Florida
Coordinates 30°08′05″N 85°44′38″W / 30.134632°N 85.743964°W / 30.134632; -85.743964Coordinates: 30°08′05″N 85°44′38″W / 30.134632°N 85.743964°W / 30.134632; -85.743964
Area 1,200 acres (4.9 km2)
Visitors 750,000 (in 2005)
Governing body Florida Department of Environmental Protection

St. Andrews State Park is a 1,200-acre (4.9 km2) Florida State Park located three miles (5 km) east of Panama City Beach Florida, off U.S. 98. It is the headquarters of one of the state's five AmeriCorps Florida State Parks chapters.

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The park has such amenities as two-and-a-half miles of beaches, bicycling, birding, boat tours, boating, canoeing, two fishing piers, hiking, kayaking, picnicking areas, scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, wildlife viewing and full camping facilities. During the summer, camping reservations are recommended for best availability. It also has a visitor center, an interpretive exhibit and concessions.

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