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Saint George Island State Park
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Reviewed November 1, 2011

This barrier island between Apalachicola Bay and the Gulf of Mexico is a true gem. Only $6 per car to enter, we drove to the very end which is the "Sugar Hill Beach Area". Parked the car and went on the beach. No crowds, a few fisherman, and lots of sea birds. Started walking toward the east end (five miles are only accessible by foot) and it wasn't all to long, we were all alone.
The water was a warm 81 deg. so a little dip now and then was just great. Collected lots of shells and on the way back, cut accross the dunes and walked part of the nature trail pased marsh island. Once back at the car we took advantage of the shelter there to take a shower, then enjoyed a picnic at one of the several tables provide, and enjoyed the view across the Gulf. Overall this is one of the most picturesque state parks with plenty of sandy coves, salt marshes, even tall pines and nine miles of undeveloped beaches and dunes. Hated to leave, but then all good things, unfortunately, must come to an end.

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  • Stayed: June 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 8, 2009

St George Island State Park has the most fantastic camping anyone could ask for

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Secluded with nice sites and bathhouses.
Pros: The location. It was on far end of the island with plenty of beach area. In October when I was there, I had the beaches all to myself.

Cons: Bad skeeters. take plenty of spray.
Nearby attractions: Good restaurants on and near the island with plenty of fresh seafood.
Further comments: Everything was great aside from the skeeters.

10  Thank atlantasean
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Reviewed December 8, 2016
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Stayed: August 2015, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Saint George Island State Park

Address: 1900 East Dove Beach Drive, St. George Island, FL 32328
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > St. George Island
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Specialty Lodging in St. George Island
Price Range: $15 - $17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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