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Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park

4281 State Road 20, Niceville, FL 32578
+1 850-833-9144
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Fantastic Campground

Nice spacious wooded campground. The park has nice hiking trails, playground and lake for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dahlonega, Georgia
Great Camp Ground

If you are planning a trip near Destin Florida and want a great camping experience you have to stay... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Named for the Air Force Colonal who was instrumental in its creation, this 357-acre park offers many recreational opportunities and diverse plant communities.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“hiking trails” (13 reviews)
“boat launch” (10 reviews)
“nice trails” (6 reviews)
4281 State Road 20, Niceville, FL 32578
+1 850-833-9144
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice spacious wooded campground. The park has nice hiking trails, playground and lake for kayaking. There are a few geocaches to find on the scenic hiking trails. Great location close to restaurants and not too far from the beach.

Thank fanasfreaks
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are planning a trip near Destin Florida and want a great camping experience you have to stay at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park. Most campsite these days are like a parking lot. You have rows of RVs and trailers parked close together....More

Thank kenneths894
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We were so impressed when we spent the day at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou S.P. & Aquatic Preserve. Awesome picnic area-so many tables with great views of the bayou. We biked and hiked (3 nice trails) and wished we had our kayaks with us. It...More

Thank wolfgirl A
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

love this local place for a quick getaway in our RV . Sites are large, bay is beautiful. Hiking trails. Great for get togethers as they have various pavilions for groups. Rent kayaks and they do have a boat ramp. Enjoy!

Thank marjiruth
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Great park right by town. Outstanding park for camping. Large sites, some concrete, some gravel and some are sand All of them are welll kept and clean with the showers and restrooms being the best and cleanest in my 40 years of camping. Only a...More

1  Thank Gearguy55
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We love this state park campground. We’ve camped here 3 or 4 times now and enjoy it every time. The facilities are kept in pretty good condition and cleaned regularly. The camp sites are large and most have some vegetation between them to provide more...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Camp, canoe, hike trails. Quiet wooded park with picnic areas and boat launch. Great place for family fun.

Thank Christel D
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The price was right and it's a nice campground. Sites are private and adequate size. The added bonus to staying here is that you get free entrance to Henderson Beach, but the downside to that bonus is that the round trip to the beach will...More

Thank Melissa O
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Really nice park. Like most state parks in Florida it is maintained and doesn't cost a lot of money. There are all sorts of things to do. There is a boat ramp, a campground, you can rent kayaks. They also has grills and nice places...More

Thank sjoefl01
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Can't beat this state park for picnic or camping on the banks of Rockey Bayou. Facilites are clean and updated, the bayou is great for for all water activities.

Thank kan00dle
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10 December 2016|
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Response from imahappy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this park has flush toilets & the usual amenities. It is not a rustic park. As far as alligators go, I have not heard of or encountered any problems with gators in this park. There ARE gators, & it is Florida. You... More