St Joseph Peninsula State Park Snorkeling

The 6th most popular snorkel dive spot in Florida Panhandle.

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West of Port St Joe on Cape San Blas, the St Joseph Peninsula State Park is popular for snorkeling. The snorkeling in St Joseph Bay is good for beginners where the seasgrass shallows make good habitat for horseshoe crabs, sea turtles, lobsters and crab. To reach the snorkeling off the panhandle of Florida by air, you will need to fly into either Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) or Northwest Florida Beaches Airport (ECP) north of Panama City.

Note: A visible dive flag is required while snorkeling and you must shay within 25 feet of your flag.

Overall, St Joseph Peninsula State Park is the 6th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 16 snorkeling dives in Florida Panhandle. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby St Joseph Peninsula State Park including Shell Island, St Andrews Jetties and Mexico Beach.

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  St Joseph Peninsula State Park (850) 227-1327; Florida Tourism (850) 488-5607

Recommended Book:  "Snorkeling Florida" from Brad Bertelli

Recommended Map:  "Panama City Recreation Dive Map" from Top Spot

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  St Joseph Peninsula State Park campground

Luxury Loding:  St Joseph Peninsula State Park cabins

Reference Source:  click here https://www.floridastateparks.org/

Article Source:   Best St Joseph Peninsula State Park Snorkeling Review https://www.snorkelingdives.com/?id=23518

GPS:  29.770654, -85.402286

Date Published:  12/27/2011

Date Updated:  11/19/2016

ID:  23518

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