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St. Joseph Peninsula State Park

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STJ-Campsite18899 Cape San Blas Road

Port St. Joe, Florida 32456



By Water  29.764143, -85.402515

With miles of white sugar sand, this park has one of the top rated beaches in the United States. Sunbathing, snorkeling, and swimming are popular activities along the Gulf of Mexico and St. Joseph Bay. From offshore, canoeists and kayakers can take in a superb view of the high dunes and sand pine scrub. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy camping, fishing, hiking, and bicycling. As a coastal barrier peninsula, St. Joseph provides excellent opportunities for bird watching; over 240 species have been sighted in the park. A boat ramp is located at Eagle Harbor on the bay side. Campers can stay in a full-facility campground, a short walk from the beach, or at primitive campsites in the wilderness preserve. Eight cabins on the bay side offer alternative overnight accommodations.




St. Joseph Peninsula State Park is equipped with a boat ramp and a small marina that can accommodate 15 - 18 small boats at a time. A loading area is adjacent to the accessible outdoor shower and a fish cleaning station. Cost for boat launching is $3.00 plus tax over daily entrance fee. Overnight guests have free use of the boat ramp and may leave their boats moored at the marina, space permitting. Other boaters must remove their boats by sunset.


We have 119 campsites with water and electric available. Gulf Breeze sites are more open and can accommodate larger vehicles. The Shady Pines campground is more secluded and shaded. Only registered guide and companion animals are allowed


St. Joseph Peninsula offers eight cabins that will sleep a maximum of seven people each. Each cabin has an upstairs loft containing 2 queen-sized beds, a fold-out futon sofa, and a day bed. The kitchen contains a stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffee-maker, basic dishes, pots and pans, silverware, and a dining table. A screened porch with picnic table and rocking chairs faces St. Joseph Bay. Each cabin has central heat and air, as well as a wood burning fireplace. A grill and shower are outside each cabin. Linen is provided. All you need is food and your personal items. St. Joseph State Park Cabin Inventory: BED/LINENS: Pillows, Pillow Covers, Blankets, Flat Sheets, Bath Towels, Hand Towels, Face Cloths. COOKWARE: 2qt. Saucepan, 1qt. Saucepan, 9x14 Baking Pan, 10in Fry Pan, 8in Fry Pan, 5 qt. Dutch Oven, 2 Slice Toaster, 4 Cup Coffee Maker, Colander. COOKING UTENSILS: Chefs Knife, cutting Board, Cooking Spoon, Measuring Cup, Spatula, Can Opener. DISHWARE (Service up to 7 people): Dinner Plates, Small Plates, Bowls, Coffee Cups, Plastic Drinking Glasses, Silverware, 1 Large Bowl.