Long view of beach
Great Blue Heron
Cardinal
Primitive Campsite
East Slough
East Slough Overlook Boardwalk
Loggerhead Turtle
St. George Sunset
Long view of beach
A Great Blue Heron standing on the beach
A Male Cardinal sits on some vines within the pine flatwoods
The primitive campsite lies on the shoreline of Aplachicola Bay
The shoreline of East Slough is lined with marsh grasses
A boardwalk that leads to East Slough passes through the pine flatwoods
A baby Loggerhead Sea Turtle makes it way on the beach towards the Gulf of Mexico
Purple and orange sunset from the beach

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Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park

Welcome to Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park

Miles of undeveloped beaches on this barrier island provide the perfect setting for this park, which offers ample opportunities for sunbathing, swimming, canoeing, boating, hiking, camping and nature study. Two natural boat ramps provide access to the bay for small boats. Anglers can fish for flounder, redfish, sea trout, pompano, whiting, Spanish mackerel and other fish off the beach or in the bay. Few parks offer better opportunities for shelling. Sea turtles and shore birds such as the snowy plover, least tern, black skimmer and willet nest in the park during the summer. The park has six large picnic shelters equipped with grills, tables and nearby restrooms. The campground features 60 campsites with water, electric, a central dump station and two bathhouses. A primitive campsite can be accessed by a 2.5-mile trail or by canoe or kayak. A primitive group camp area is available for scouts and other organized groups. Annual special events include the Coffee in the Campground from November through March, Coastal Cleanups in September and weekly interpretive programs in the fall. Other events and ranger programs are available throughout the rest of the year. Located on St. George Island, 10 miles southeast of Eastpoint, off U.S. 98.

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