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Ochlockonee River State Park

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429 State Park Road
Sopchoppy, Florida 32358

(850) 962-2771

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Ochlockonee River. Photo by John Crowe.

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Attention Boaters! The boat ramp at Ochlockonee River State Park is currently closed for repairs. We anticipate it will reopen in mid-February. We will update as progress is made. There are several alternative launches close to the park, call the ranger station for directions. Thank you and we are sorry for the inconvenience.

 Welcome to Ochlockonee River State Park

This jewel of a park is a great place to get away for a weekend or a weeklong vacation. Picnic facilities and a swimming area are located near the scenic point where the Ochlockonee and Dead rivers intersect. Ochlockonee, which means "yellow waters," is a mix of brackish, tidal surge, and fresh water. Pristine and deep, the river empties into the Gulf of Mexico. Trails allow visitors to explore the park and see the diverse wildlife, including the red-cockaded woodpecker, and natural communities such as pine flatwoods and oak thickets. A boat ramp provides easy access to the river. Both freshwater and saltwater fish inhabit the waters around the park, including largemouth bass, bream, catfish and speckled perch. For overnight visitors, there are full-facility campsites with access to restrooms and showers. Youth group camping is also available.