St. Andrews State Park
Sparkling turquoise waters lay before you. Soft, white sand nestles your feet. Fresh gulf winds wash over you as the sun shines down from above. Where is this slice of paradise? In Panama City Beach, more specifically, St. Andrews State Park, which features over a mile of beach along the idyllic shores of the Gulf of Mexico and Grand Lagoon.
A true gem right here in Panama City Beach, St. Andrews State Park is the place to be for every type of fun under the sun, from swimming and fishing to camping and so much more.
Year-Round Attraction for Everyone
Considered to have one of the best beaches in the U.S., St. Andrews State Park is a year-round attraction perfect for all ages. On the beach, sunbathe, build sandcastles, and go shelling. When you’re not at the beach, you can enjoy hiking, bird watching, and picnicking in the shade of a pavilion. To explore St. Andrews on two wheels, rent a bike at the general store.
St. Andrews State Park accommodates every type of guest and offers accessible amenities, including elevated boardwalks to the beach and even beach wheelchair rentals. The park is also dog-friendly with both pets and service animals allowed.
Snorkeling, Surfing & More
With a calm lagoon on one side and the rhythmic waves of the gulf on the other, St. Andrew's locale offers the best range of water activities. Whether you are a fan of swimming, surfing, kayaking, or canoeing, you won’t find a better spot than this. Plus, there’s plenty of colorful underwater life to discover and explore, making it a great place to try snorkeling or scuba diving in Panama City Beach.
St. Andrew’s features a variety of fishing spots, from fishing piers to jetty rocks. At the fishing pier located on the Grand Lagoon is a concession stand with fishing supplies in addition to snacks and souvenirs. You’ll be snapping up the flounder in no time!
Sleep Under the Stars
Look up at the stars and breathe in the salt air while camping at St. Andrew's State Park. Nestled in the park’s pinewoods are 60 campsites for tents and RVs featuring electricity, water, picnic tables, and grills. Offering one of the best campsites in Panama City Beach, you’ll immediately see why St. Andrews State Park is so popular with campers.
St. Andrews State Park welcomes you and your family any time of year to create lifelong memories by the Gulf Coast.