Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park

 

Campground Type
State Park

Location:
4281 State Road 20
Niceville, Florida 32578

Phone:
850-833-9144

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 42

About: U.S. Air Force Colonel Fred Gannon was instrumental in transforming this site from a bombing practice range during World War II to a picturesque state park. The property now preserves beautiful old-growth longleaf pine trees, several over 300 years old, that once dominated this area of Florida.

Rocky Bayou, the main feature of the park, is the trailing arm of Choctawhatchee Bay and is popular for boating and fishing. A double-lane boat ramp makes this one of the best boat launching locations on the bay, where premier saltwater fish are found. Other opportunities for fun include hiking, bicycling, picnicking and wildlife viewing. Puddin Head Stream, at the center of the park, is a great spot for relaxing and bird watching. A well shaded campground is available for full-facility camping.

Amenities:
-Bicycling
-Boat Ramp
-Boating
-Camping, Full Facility
-Canoeing & Kayaking
-Fishing
-Hiking/Nature Trail
-Pets
-Picnic Pavilion
-Playground
-Showers, Day Visitors
-Weddings
-Wildlife Viewing

Directions: From jct Hwy 20 and Hwy 285: Go 3 mi E on Hwy 20.
 

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