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Beautiful park, but wish launching your own kayak was offered.

Would love to put our own kayaks in here, but the park makes it harder to do that...guessing to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patricia M
Titusville, Florida
something to do

Very clean and well kept as we are finding with all Florida State Parks. If nature is your bag... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dave W
Mancelona, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Would love to put our own kayaks in here, but the park makes it harder to do that...guessing to make you rent theirs.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Deer Lake is still beautiful, but they have built houses, etc. all around it so it is no longer an escape where you feel isolated.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sclaxton2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean and well kept as we are finding with all Florida State Parks. If nature is your bag this is the place for you.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dave W
Reviewed March 20, 2019

We decided to take a hike here and enjoyed a beautiful trail and wooden ramp which traversed through majestic trees, a lake, and high snowy whit dunes to a beautiful white sand beach. It was one of the most scenic trail we have walked.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank serge t
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Biked here from Watercolor. Walked the beach for miles. Simply outstanding way to spend an afternoon. Uncrowded.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Cardine09
Reviewed January 15, 2019

There's a nice nature walk through the Florida scrub and pine and over the dunes to the beach. Beach is typical 30A with soft white sands. The lake empties into the ocean so the water can be brownish at times and in certain areas as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Doc J
Reviewed January 3, 2019

This park has a 1/4 mile boardwalk to the beach and it passes through sweeping sand dunes. The nature trail is on the other side of 30A from the park entrance and there is no crosswalk on the road, so it was a bit dicey...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful area. Safe and easy boardwalk from the parking lot, over natural sand dunes, to a very unpopulated beach. Gulf water was clear and enjoyable. Take with you some water and a beach chair!!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 2010RAV
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Nice walk through pristine dunes to an uncrowded beach. Water has some tannin color due to the inflow from the creek out of Deer Lake.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jay K
Reviewed July 17, 2018

The entrance to Deer Lake State Park is easy to miss. In a way, that is good because it is a "best kept secret" beach location. If you are looking for a beach that is clean, not packed chair to chair, no vendors and a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank sharinglily
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Grayton Beach State Park And Topsail Hill State Park.