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Grayton Beach State Park is one of the locations for the Great Florida Birding Trail. Shorebirds can be seen all along the beach. Bald Eagles, osprey, and other bird species are found through out the park.
February recognizes Black History Month, so take some time to visit Fort Mose, the first free black settlement in the United States, and reflect on its important history. On February 14th, attend the Flight to Freedom, a scaled-down reenactment of the perilous journey enslaved Africans made in search of freedom in Spanish Florida. On the way to a new life, the freedom seekers would have met certain people that would either pose a threat to their freedom or prove to be an ally. Come meet these people and make it to the end where you will become a Spanish citizen in the city of St.
There are restrooms in the area near the horse stalls at the Fechtel area of the Preserve and at Katie's Landing. Both of these facilities are ADA accessible. ADA-accessible parking is available directly adjacent to the buildings. There are no other facilities at Lower Wekiva River Preserve State Park.
The park has a 4.5 mile hiking/biking trail that will take you through the forest. Outside the park is the Walton County paved walking/bike path that runs the full length of County Road 30-A through all of the seaside villages of South Walton. Helmets are highly recommended for all cyclists and Florida law requires helmets for cyclists age 16 and under.