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Grayton Beach State Park

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Address: 357 Main Park Rd, Grayton Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5808
Phone Number: 850-267-8300
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Actually Family with Mid 20s children

Wonderful gated retreat among crowded Emerald Coast locales. Cabins each accommodate 6 adults. All vacationers we met were considerate, various ages and mixes of families. Cabin... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful gated retreat among crowded Emerald Coast locales. Cabins each accommodate 6 adults. All vacationers we met were considerate, various ages and mixes of families. Cabin was clean and thermostat could be adjusted for comfort. Good shower pressure. Beds were okay. Patio was wonderful bonus. Kitchen basically equipped. Dishwasher not used after reran a full cycle (using soap powder supplied)... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Grayton Beach State Park in November 2015 and had a marvellous time. The weather was balmy and we were able to sit on the beach all day and sit out at night with a barbecue until shutting-up time. The only possible downsides were the signs warning of alligators in a pool we cycled past to reach the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Grayton has become a yearly tent camping tradition! We travel all over but say this is always our favorite spot!! A beautiful view, quiet beaches, ability to put our boats in and kayak, fun programming and the cleanest camping bathrooms (which this goes a long way, complete with AC). We can't say enough about how much we love Grayton!!

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Monroe, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband suggested we go to Grayton Beach State Park so that he could put his paddleboard into Western Lake. He had just gotten it and wanted somewhere he could try it out. The Gulf was very windy and the seas were very choppy. Western Lake is an inner lake and it was perfect for his first efforts. There is... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this beach.There was a $5 entry fee. Plenty of parking. It wasn't crowded at all compared to the beach we were staying at in Fort Walton. It was clean and had a nice place to shower off. It was too hot to explore the trails or ride our bikes the day we visited so I can only vouch... More 

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Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hike through nature. Such a privilege to explore a preserved area, unspoiled by commercial development. Worth the trip!

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Thank Jenny D
Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to see what the May have looked like before development moved in. Lots of trails, nice restrooms, and serene views. The beach wasn't crowded but offered a nice escape with amazing views.

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Thank Helen K
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So many of the beaches that are "free" have limited parking and the occasional homeowner who thinks they own the beach. Pay the $5 and you'll find plenty of parking and a nice stretch of beach.

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Butler, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Grayton last summer. He was alittle hesitant to pay to go to the beach as most beaches are free on the panhandle. I think it was $10 but I can't remember for sure. Our family does reunions every two years and we wanted to see the campground. The beach itself is beautiful, not very busy... More 

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Cottondale, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the great sugar sand beaches in northwest Florida, close to Grayton, one of the oldest towns on the gulf coast, it has great rv parking and is walking distance to several great restaurants.

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