Grayton Beach State Park, Destin

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
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About Grayton Beach State Park, Destin

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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  • This area is my home away from home. Been coming here multiple times a year for 17 years. My husband's family has been part of Grayton for more than 35 years. We love it here. It's very family oriented and truly a great place. Red bar is located close by but I usually don't go there. They have good food but Im not a bar kind of person. Now on to Grayton State Park since this is supposed to be about that. Grayton is a great place to vacation and I hope to call the area my home someday. The sheriff's department is great about patrols around here and there are multiple protected areas for turtles and for the sand dunes. The Lake is beautiful and I think it is technically part of the State park too.. I can't think of much else to say. We Love it here and you and your family will too!

  • Our goal is to hit all 174 state parks. This is worth the trip. The camping is private insights 1 through 37. A little more open otherwise. It is within a bikes ride to shopping and really nice restaurants. The beach is beautiful. Clearwater. Highly recommend this is a visit.

  • Great park and beach. GPS tries to take you to the cabins, so follow the signs to get to RV camping. Improvements scheduled in 2018 , some camp sites will not be available .

  • If you want an amazing place to paddle, this is it! Launch from the state park ramp, paddle the lake through the dune canals straight down to the beach! Best place to paddleboard!

  • Went in October. Beautiful beach. Not crowded. Great amenities (clean bathrooms, outdoor shower station, ample parking).

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