T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park

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T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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Map showing the location of T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park
Map showing the location of T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park
Location Gulf County, Florida, USA
Nearest city Port St. Joe, Florida
Coordinates 29°45′18.83″N 85°23′43.55″W / 29.7552306°N 85.3954306°W / 29.7552306; -85.3954306Coordinates: 29°45′18.83″N 85°23′43.55″W / 29.7552306°N 85.3954306°W / 29.7552306; -85.3954306
Area 1750+ acres
Established 1967
Governing body Florida Department of Environmental Protection

T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park is a Florida State Park near Port St. Joe. It is located off U.S. 98.

Recreational activities[edit]

The park has such amenities as beaches, birding, boating, cabins, canoeing, fishing, hiking, kayaking, picnicking areas, snorkeling, wildlife viewing and full camping facilities. It also has a visitor center.

The park has miles of white sugar sand, with one of the top rated beaches in the United States. Sunbathing, snorkeling, and swimming are popular activities. Canoeists and kayakers can take in a superb view of the high dunes and sand pine scrub. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy camping, fishing, hiking, and bicycling. St. Joseph provides excellent opportunities for bird watching; over 240 species have been sighted in the park.

Looking north. St. Joseph Bay on the right, Gulf of Mexico on the left

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