Area Information

Area Information


  • ST. James Bay Golf Club:  (850) 697-9606
  • Southwood Golf Club:   (850) 942-4653
    RESTAURANTSAngelo & Son’s:  Fresh Seafood, Full BarCrooked River Grill:The Crooked River Grill offers southern cooking with a coastal flareTropical Trader: Fresh Seafood & Speciality Foods, Full BarPosey’s : Seafood, Steaks, Burgers, Lunch SpecialsCoastal Market: Fried Chicken, Pizza, Wings & Breakfast SandwichesHammaknocker’s BBQ: BBQ, Burgers, SteaksEl Jalisco’s: Mexican Cuisine


St. Marks Lighthouse: The St. Marks Light is the second-oldest light station in Florida. It is located on the east side of the mouth of the St. Marks River, on the Gulf of Mexico.

National Wildlife Refuge Hiking trails, State designated Outstanding Florida Water and well known canoe trail on the Ochlockonee River. Numerous rivers for boating, fishing, or you might even catch a glimpse of endangered manatee.

Wakulla Springs State Park, Walking trails, picnic, dining, old fashioned ice cream parlor, swimming and a Jungle boat Cruise.

Mashes Sands Park/Pier, boat launch, swimming fishing pier, beach, picnic area.

Ochlockonee Bay Trail, Mashes Sands Road and Surf road just behind Holiday campground hiking and Biking trail.

Gulf of Mexico for salt water activities (one of top ten rated areas in the U.S.)

Walking the beaches see hermit and ghost crabs, sea gulls, pelicans, ospreys, terns and eagles.

Bird watching during spring and fall can produce sightings of 140 species.

Visit nearby Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory and discover that the world is somehow bigger than you ever dreamed.