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Deer Lake State Park

 About Deer Lake State Park

Deer Lake-- one of Florida's rare coastal dune lakes.


Matthew Allen

 Fall is here, now would be a good time to  try experiencing the improved 1 mile Interpretive Forest Loop trail (orange trail) or the 1/2 mile Lake trail (blue trail) with it's scenic overlook of Deer Lake. Both Nature Trails are located on the Northside of County Hwy 30-A ,across from the park entrance. For those beachcombers Deer Lake State Park offers some of the most undisturbed view of the sugar white beaches of the Emerald Coast. The park's 1/4 mile dune boardwalk offers some of the best views of a dynamic dune ecosystem to be found on the Gulf coast. If you let it, the natural beauty of this spot will take you to a place called 'serenity.'

Pets are not allowed on the beach. Pets are allowed at the picnic area and on the nature trail located on the north side of Hwy. 30-A across from the park entrance. Pets must be kept on a hand held leash no more than six foot long while in the park.

Deer Lake State Park's entrance fee is $3.00. Deer Lake State Park is a day-use only park. Camping is not available.

For the enjoyment of all our park guests Deer Lake State Park has full beach access for our ADA guests.

Last Updated 10-20-14


Deer Lake State Park is located on County Road 30A in Santa Rosa Beach.


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