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St. Joseph Peninsula State Park

8899 Cape San Blas Rd, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456-4014
+1 850-227-1327
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Best Beach in the World - Seriously!

"Sugar Sand": a beach sand so white, you think you are walking on sugar. SJPSP is truly an amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mike A
Fairview, OR
via mobile
beach day

the most beautiful quiet smooth sand beach I have seen since Maui. Water clear clean and sugar... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard P
Orlando, Florida
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One of the top beaches in 1995.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shady pines” (31 reviews)
“bay side” (54 reviews)
“state park” (85 reviews)
8899 Cape San Blas Rd, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456-4014
+1 850-227-1327
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

"Sugar Sand": a beach sand so white, you think you are walking on sugar. SJPSP is truly an amazing place with two distinct faces. Being a peninsula, one side faces the Gulf, and that's where you will find the most amazing, in crowded beach you...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 1 week ago

the most beautiful quiet smooth sand beach I have seen since Maui. Water clear clean and sugar white sand.

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This state park has been voted #1 in the past and I can see why. It has a boat launch for fishing or you can launch your kayak or paddle board right in the bay from the parking area. Also the beach is right there...More

Thank williep51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have time in the area, do not miss this State Park. BEAUTIFUL beaches and great trails to hike if it is not too hot :-) The white sand on the beach is something you´d expect in the South Pacific but it is right...More

1  Thank Jochen2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to visit! Hiking trail to point is 7 miles. Flat easy trail. Watch out for snakes, plenty around! Was advised about few bears and a bobcat and glad we didn't meet! Beautifully Awesome private beach! Frogs at sunrise and sunset make for a...More

Thank Roadtrippin42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful pristine beaches anywhere. Don't miss this hidden jewel. Spent a wonderful day there and it's cheap. Six bucks a carload for all day.

Thank Pat K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I recently stayed at one of the state park cabins and had a wonderful time. We had visited the park before and enjoyed the natural environment; largely untouched by humans. Of course, there are signs of humans - the park has an...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always enjoy visiting the beach at St. Joseph. It is easily accessible with a short walk for the parking lot. Plenty of room to roam the beaches to get away from others. We would definitely return here for a nice 2 or 3 day...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This is our third time vacationing in Cape San Blas. We are a fishing family and really enjoy all the cape has to offer. This is our first time visiting the state park and I'm sure we will be back. Getting to the beach is...More

Thank abamagirl62
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This park is a natural oasis! Just kick off your shoes and lay back and relax. We camped here for two nights. The staff at the entrance are very efficient and quick. The park is very well maintained and the bathrooms were clean too. The...More

Thank suzanne h
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13 August 2017|
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Response from cassyg99 | Reviewed this property |
I reserved a house and booked it about 6 months in advance.
19 July 2017|
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Response from Mid-LifeTeacher | Reviewed this property |
I would assume so. I do not know if you have to have a license for fishing. I would call first.
Timothy B
9 July 2017|
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Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
The entire week before we went it called for rain every day (up to 60% chance at times) we were to be there (7/1-7/8). It rained the 8th when we left. Not a drop the rest of the week. No guarantee but that is the way it... More