With 244 miles of shoreline and boundless waterways, we invite you to explore Gulf County. Unlike neighboring destinations, water surrounds it and the residents and visitors interact with it daily.
St. Joseph Bay is like an aquarium. With soft, grass flats and clear shallow water, it is a snorkler’s dream. Even in the deeper water, the current is calm for kayaking. Don’t miss the view of the sunset from Salinas Park overlooking the bay as it is breaktaking.
The Gulf of Mexico in Gulf County has many faces. Whether walking at dawn or gazing at the stars along Cape San Blas or St Joe Beach, you can’t tell where the Gulf ends and the sky begins. Looking for wild, rustic and raw beauty? Indian Pass is your place. “The Pass” is celebrated most for fishing and an incredible variety of wildlife. St Joseph Peninsula State Park spreads over acres on the Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The park offers a tremendous amount of beauty with its wildlife and white sand beaches.
The tupelo and cypress trees standing guard in the middle of the Dead Lakes in Wewahitchka will transport to what feels like our prehistoric past. As the fog rolls off the water and you see stumps rising out of the swamp, you may actually wonder if you’re in a different world. Through the south flats you will see osprey, eagles and alligators, so be sure to book an eco-tour that will depart from Dead Lakes Park to get a birds eye view.
Take a sail up the Intracoastal Waterway or a fishing charter into Lake Wimico. The freshwater fishing here is more protected from the weather and the trees will keep you cool. There are so many bayous, creeks and rivers that you can spend hours exploring.
Gulf County is an outdoor playground with a variety of beaches and parks to explore. Enjoying a day at the beach means something different for everyone. From the different shades of sand and the different shades of water to the various heights of the dunes and the surf, visitors choose their beach location to meet their needs in Gulf County. Take break from our waterways and enjoy one of the many activities for the. You can choose to hit the trail, explore a park or play a round of golf. Gulf County is one massive playground.