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Econfina River State Park

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A raccoon at water's edge gazes at his reflection.

A raccoon at water's edge gazes at his reflection.

Due to the variety of soils and elevations, this park is a mosaic of remarkable plant and animal diversity.

Due to the variety of soils and elevations, this park is a mosaic of remarkable plant and animal diversity.

A multitude of amphibians and reptiles claim this park's wetlands as their home and hatching grounds.

A multitude of amphibians and reptiles claim this park's wetlands as their home and hatching grounds.


South of the boat ramp, the river changes from a narrow stream to a broader waterway that winds through the marshland.

South of the boat ramp, the river changes from a narrow stream to a broader waterway that winds through the marshland.

Four people enjoy the Southern Trail on horse back.

Four people enjoy the Southern Trail on horse back.

The park's marshes and wetlands serve as a large buffer and filter that protect marine nurseries.

The park's marshes and wetlands serve as a large buffer and filter that protect marine nurseries.


A boat ramp offers access to explore narrow secluded tidal creeks, which eventually flow into the Gulf of Mexico.

A boat ramp offers access to explore narrow secluded tidal creeks, which eventually flow into the Gulf of Mexico.

Hydric Hammocks, dominated by a mixture of primarily hardwood tree species with sabal palms, are found throughout Econfina River State Park.

Hydric Hammocks, dominated by a mixture of primarily hardwood tree species with sabal palms, are found throughout Econfina River State Park.

Beginning in San Pedro Bay, the Econfina River eventually flows into the Gulf of Mexico, 43 miles from it's beginning.

Beginning in San Pedro Bay, the Econfina River eventually flows into the Gulf of Mexico, 43 miles from it's beginning.


Four people enjoy the Southern Trail on horse back.

Four people enjoy the Southern Trail on horse back.