A favorite destination for locals and tourists, the Panama City Beach Conservation Park offers opportunities for a variety of outdoor recreation. The City of Panama City Beach has established Conservation Park in cooperation with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for the enjoyment of hikers, cyclists and nature lovers. Encompassing over 2900 acres. Conservation Park has 24 miles of trails and over a mile of boardwalks that lead through Cypress domes. The trails range anywhere from 0.6 miles up to 11 miles, with 12 different trails to choose from. Parking and public restrooms are located at the trail head building along with picnic tables and a covered pavilion available for rent. Hours of operation are dawn to dusk 7 days a week. Be sure to bring your binoculars and cameras for bird and wildlife watching. To viewPanama City Beach's current & future trail system map, please click on the following link: Gayle's Trails & Future Trails System Map
Dogs are permitted, but must be kept on leashes. No more than 2 dogs per person. Guided Audubon bird walks, volunteer and recreational programs for park guests are offered seasonally. Schedule educational field trips/special events by calling Parks and Recreation Department (850) 233 5045.
From the intersection of Panama City beach Parkway (US 98) and State Road 79, travel west on Panama City Beach Parkway approx. 1.2 miles. Turn right on Griffin Blvd just past the La Quinta Inn. Proceed north to the end of Griffin Blvd, Park entrance is on left. Follow Conservation Drive to the parking lot.