Torreya State Park
Trail Closures/Limited Hiking
Most all trails remain closed due to the effects of Hurricane Michael. Only three miles of trail are open at this time. You can hike from the park entrance trail head to Rock Bluff and back, the picnic area to Stone Bridge and back, and a very short distance on Weeping Ridge Trail in the campground area. Please adhere to all trail closed signage for your safety and monitor park notifications and the Manager's Message on this site for updates.
Primitive Campsites Closures
Rock Bluff, Rock Creek and Torreya Challenge Primitive campsites are closed until further notice, as heavy downfall debris prevents access to these sites. The main campground is currently open.
Welcome to Torreya State Park
High bluffs overlooking the Apalachicola River make Torreya one of Florida's most scenic places.
Developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, Torreya is popular for camping, hiking and picnicking. Bird-watching is also a popular activity. Over 100 species of birds have been spotted in the park. Forests of hardwood trees provide the finest display of fall color found in Florida. The park is named for an extremely rare species of Torreya tree that only grows on the bluffs along the Apalachicola River.
Today, the park plays a critical role in preserving unique plant and animal species and natural communities that are of regional importance, and protecting the water quality of the Apalachicola River, which feeds the productive Apalachicola Bay. The park’s high plateaus, steep bluffs and deep ravines are covered with a forest which harbors a variety of rare and endemic plants and animals, many of which are more common further north than this location.
Although the landscape has changed since Hurricane Michael, the park continues to provide the public with exceptional scenic vistas, limited hiking opportunities as well as attractive camping and picnicking areas. The park is currently still in recovery following Hurricane Michael. Please call the park for more information about the current status of camping availability.
Tours of the Gregory House are offered at 10 a.m., EST on weekdays and 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., EST on weekends and state holidays.
Plan Your Visit
Torreya State Park Photo Gallery
Old Gregory House before it was moved to its current location at Torreya State Park
Torreya State Park has a Yurt that can be reserved for overnight stays.
Inside of the Gregory House
Land restoration project
Geology of Torreya State Park
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