Grayton Beach State Park

Currently Open [Closes at 05:30 pm]
  • Address: 357 Main Park Rd, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459, United States, 32459, Destin
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8502678300
  • Ticket Price: 4 USD
  • Time Required: 08:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Park, Biking Trail, Entertainment, Family And Kids, Sports Camp, Boating, Landmarks, Parks

Grayton Beach State Park - Review

A State Park located between Panama City and Destin, it is one of the most popular parks with its sugar white sand and emerald water. You may take up activities like swimming, fishing, snorkelling, bicycling, bird-watching or hiking! You may also camp here – the Park has approximately 30 cabins.

Grayton Beach State Park Information

  • Pets should be on leash at all times.
  • Pets should be kept in camping unit during quiet hours.
  • Owners are requested to clean up after the pets and dispose in designated trash cans.
  • Anybody under 18 years of age is not allowed to camp overnight, unless accompanied by an adult.
  • Pets (domesticated and/or service animals) are allowed in family camping areas but not in cabin or in the areas where cabins are located.
  • All the sites have basic amenities like ground grill, picnic table, water and electricity.

Grayton Beach State Park Opening and Closing Hours

  • Park gates close at sunset– inform the Park before 5 PM in case you are late or are planning to arrive after the sunset.
  • Other Ticket Prices: Per vehicle (2-8 people per vehicle)- USD 5.
  • Single passenger in a vehicle - USD 4.
  • Pedestrians, bicyclists, passengers accompanying holders of Annual Individual Entrance Permit and any extra passengers- USD 2.
  • Camping Fees: Old Campsites - USD 24 per night and New Campsites- USD 30 per night.
  • Seniors (65+), seniors with social security disability award certificate or a 100 percent disability award certificate from the Federal Government – Eligible for 50% discount.

How To reach Grayton Beach State Park by Public Transport

  • Hire a cab to get to the Beach.
  • Alternatively, check with your hotel if they provide any shuttle.

Restaurants Near Grayton Beach State Park

  • Chanticleer Eatery
  • The Red Bar
  • Another Broken Egg Cafe
  • Grayton Bar & Grill
  • Fish Out Of Water (reservation required)
  • Cafe Hibiscus

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TripHobo Highlights for Grayton Beach State Park

  • Grayton Beach State Park Address: 357 Main Park Rd, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459, United States, 32459, Destin
  • Grayton Beach State Park Contact Number: +1-8502678300
  • Grayton Beach State Park Timing: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Grayton Beach State Park Price: 4 USD
  • Best time to visit Grayton Beach State Park(preferred time): 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Grayton Beach State Park: 08:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Grayton Beach State Park

  • 55.83% of people who visit Destin include Grayton Beach State Park in their plan

  • 77.48% of people start their Grayton Beach State Park visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 7 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Grayton Beach State Park

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95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Grayton Beach State Park

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Grayton Beach State Park, Destin Reviews

  • We had driven from home in Florida to family in Texas and back to Florida. Even though we had driven many miles we decided to leave interstate 10 above the Destin area to 30A (the scenic route) We drove along 30A to about The Panama area and back up to interstate 10. While driving the scenic route on 30A we stopped at Grayton Beach State Park. A man in a building there said that there isn't any entry fee until after Labor Day. The Beach is beautiful with pure white sugary sand, breezes blowing, families having fun together, kids playing...what a great place.

  • Wonderful place for a vacation. Beach access is great! Very clean, sugar white sands, emerald waters, nice weather year around. Very easy to get to this place also. It is gated and requires a passcode if you are staying there. That eliminates place getting too crowded. You can setup a tent at the beach but you can’t leave it there overnight. You can also fish from the beach here. Many dolphins visit the beach almost every morning. Very clean and calm beach.

  • I have live in this area all my life. My family loves to Grayton Beach State Park so that we can paddle board & kayak from the boat launch out to the beach. It has a completely different atmosphere than any other beach. The people are mostly locales, and everyone is so laid back and friendly. Don't forget to bring your fishing pole!

  • Crystal beaches and clean campsites. Sites are level. Water and electric tried at all sites. Nice dump site. Drive or bike to the beach from sites. Clean showers and bathrooms. Wonderful dune trail and other hikes. Staff and volunteers very helpful.

  • My family and I love to go here. The beach is beautiful. The only reason I'm giving it 4 stars instead of 5 is because I wish they cracked down a little more on the smoking and the people fishing near swimmers, and clean the bathrooms more often.

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