Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park
|Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park|
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
The entrance for Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park off Florida State Road 20.
|Location||Okaloosa County, Florida, USA|
|Nearest city||Niceville, Florida|
|Area||357 acres (144 ha)|
|Governing body||Florida Department of Environmental Protection|
Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park is a Florida State Park located on the northwestern coast of the U.S. state of Florida, southeast of Niceville. The address is 4281 Highway 20. Native American middens and artifacts can be seen throughout the park.
The park's Sand Pine (Pinus clausa) forest has large, mature Sand Pines towering over other scrub vegetation, such as Florida Rosemary (Ceratiola ericoides), Reindeer Moss (Cladonia spp.), and scrub oaks: sand live oak (Quercus geminata), sandhill oak (Quercus inopina), myrtle oak (Quercus myrtifolia), and Chapman’s oak (Quercus chapmanii).
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