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Recreation at St. Joseph Bay Aquatic Preserve Quick Topics

The St. Joseph Bay Aquatic Preserve is one of the least populated coastal areas in the state. Residents and visitors have an excellent opportunity to experience nature. T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park is a particularly popular destination because of its white sand and lack of development. Gulf County has many parks for outdoor recreation and leisure opportunities.

Recreational activities

  • fishing
  • diving & snorkeling
  • scalloping
  • beach-going
  • birding
  • hiking
  • boating

Sportfishing and scalloping are the most active forms of tourism throughout the year. Popular species include redfish, trout, shark, mullet, flounder and tarpon.


Public Use Map for St. Joseph Bay

Last updated: June 24, 2011

  3900 Commonwealth Boulevard M.S. 235 Tallahassee, Florida 32399 850-245-2094 (phone) / 850-245-2110 (fax)
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