St. Andrews State Park

4607 State Park Ln.
Panama City Beach, FL 32408- Map It
(850) 233-5140

AAA Editor Notes

St. Andrews State Park, 3 mi. e. off SR 392 to 4607 State Park Ln., flanks the pass separating Panama City Beach from Shell Island, the barrier isle guarding the mouth of St. Andrews Bay. The mainland portion of the park contains a restored turpentine still. The Shell Island segment, an excellent spot for swimming, snorkeling and shell gathering, is accessible only by boat. Shuttles depart from the end of Thomas Drive in the recreation area daily every 30 minutes 9-5, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$8 (per vehicle with two to eight people); $4 (per single-occupancy vehicle); $2 (per person arriving by bicycle or on foot).
Hours: Daily 8 a.m.-dusk.