St. George Island State Park (also known as the Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park) is a Florida State Park located on the east end of St. George Island, approximately 10 miles southeast of Eastpoint, in northwestern Florida. Access to the park is off U.S. 98, by way of a 4-mile-long bridge. The address is 1900 E. Gulf Beach Drive.In 2013, Forbes ranked the beach at St. George Island State Park as the third best in the United States.Sea turtles and shore birds such as the snowy plover, least tern, black skimmer and willet nest in the park during the summer.The park has six large picnic shelters equipped with grills, tables and nearby restrooms.Annual special events include the Coffee in the Campground from November through February, Coastal Cleanups in September and weekly interpretive programs in the fall. Other events and ranger programs are available throughout the rest of the year.Recreational activitiesThe park has such amenities as beaches, birding, boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, kayaking, picnicking areas, swimming, wildlife viewing, and full camping facilities. It also has an interpretive exhibit.
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