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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.

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Deer Lake - Birding

Birds of all shapes and sizes can be found within the park boundaries of Deer Lake State Park.

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Deer Lake - Fishing

The park offers the perfect environment for Surf Fishing.


All fishing within the park must conform to regulations concerning size, number, method of capture and season.  A fishing license may be required.  More information is available at the Florida Wildlife Commission’s Fishing in Florida.

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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.

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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.

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Deer Lake - Restroom Facilities

Deer Lake State Park has a self composting Clivus (restroom). There is no electric or water provided.

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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.

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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.