St. Andrews State Park
|Saint Andrews State Park|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
|Location||Bay County, Florida, USA|
|Nearest city||Panama City Beach, Florida|
|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.
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.
Emerald Coast waters in the park