Florida State Parks winner of the National Gold Medal voted America's best and a stop in the Great Florida Birding Trail. This park features over a mile of white sandy beach, a coastal hammock and a mangrove forest providing a lush wildlife habitat. A 166-acre barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico. Part of the "real Florida" with over a mile of unspoiled beach the park is a good place for fishing, sunbathing, shelling and swimming. There's plenty of shade for picnicking, birding and relaxing.