The sand is sugar white and the clear emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico are calling, now would be a good time to try experiencing the solitude of Deer Lake State Park. Hikers can enjoy the 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...
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Deer Lake - Beach
Deer Lake State Park offers one of the most serene beaches in Walton County, Florida. With its sugar white sand and clear waters this is the perfect beach for swimming, sun bathing, and numerous other beach activities.
Deer Lake - Birding
Birds of all shapes and sizes can be found within the park boundaries of Deer Lake State Park.
Deer Lake - Fishing
Deer Lake - Hiking Nature Trail
Deer Lake State Park offers a 1.5 mile nature trail located across from the park entrance on the North side of County Road 30-A.
Deer Lake - Picnic Pavilion
The park offers one picnic pavilion on a first-come, first-served basis. The pavilion is located at the day-use parking area.
Deer Lake - Restroom Facilities
Deer Lake State Park has a self composting Clivus (restroom). There is no electric or water provided.
Deer Lake - Swimming
The sugar white sandy beach of the state park offers the ideal area for swimming in the clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
Deer Lake - Wildlife Viewing
Florida black bear, coyote, Snowy plover, and deer are just a few of the animals and birds that call Deer Lake State Park home.