St. George Island State Park

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St. George Island State Park
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of St. George Island State Park
Map showing the location of St. George Island State Park
Location Franklin County, Florida, USA
Nearest city Eastpoint, Florida
Coordinates 29°43′30″N 84°44′17″W / 29.72500°N 84.73806°W / 29.72500; -84.73806Coordinates: 29°43′30″N 84°44′17″W / 29.72500°N 84.73806°W / 29.72500; -84.73806
Established 1963
Governing body Florida Department of Environmental Protection

St. George Island State Park (also known as the Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park) is a Florida State Park located on the east end of St. George Island, approximately 10 miles southeast of Eastpoint, in northwestern Florida. Access to the park is off U.S. 98, by way of a 4-mile long bridge. The address is 1900 E. Gulf Beach Drive.

In 2013, Forbes ranked the beach at St. George Island State Park as the third best in the United States.[1]

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The park has such amenities as beaches, birding, boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, kayaking, picnicking areas, swimming, wildlife viewing, and full camping facilities. It also has an interpretive exhibit.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bender, Andrew (May 24, 2013). "America's Top 10 Beaches of 2013". Forbes.com. 

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