Niceville Florida Visitor's Guide

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Camp in your tent or RV at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park

At picturesque Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park, located just minutes from the heart of Niceville, you’ll find 42 large, shady camping sites with electric, picnic table and fire ring.

There is a small daily cost.

You’ll love the lovely setting and well-maintained amenities. There is a modern heated and air conditioned bathhouse, nature trails near the campgrounds and a picnic pavilion overlooking the bayou.

Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park is located on the north shore of Choctawhatchee Bay and bordered by the Rocky Bayou Aquatic Preserve. Visitors to the park can enjoy canoeing and kayaking, viewing aquatic wildflowers and spotting osprey nests, and observing wildlife in its natural environment.

Kayaks can be rented for 2 hours, half day, or all day.

There are several new and improved facilities, such as new picnic pavilions, children’s playground, new foot-traffic bridge crossing Puddin Head Lake, new camper registration and Park Visitor Store, new campground restroom with AC and heat, as well as modifications to all campsites including the addition of new 50 amp electrical service to 11 sites. The Park Visitor Store provides camping and fishing supplies including bait, tackle, ice, firewood, RV supplies, souvenir shirts and caps, snacks and suntan products.

Driving Directions
From the west: Take Interstate 10 east to highway 85 south until you reach highway 20. Go east on highway 20. Park will be approximately 5 miles on the left. From the east: Take Interstate 10 west to highway 331 south until you reach highway 20. Go west on highway 20 approximately 25 miles until you see signs for park on right.

For more information or to make a reservation, visit the park’s Web site: Rocky Bayou Fred Gannon State Park


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