Biking

The Loggerhead Run Bike Trail is an 8-mile bayside bike trail that runs along Cape San Blas Road (on Cape San Blas!)  It runs from Salinas Park (the start of Cape San Blas) to St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, right outside of Barrier Dunes! You…

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Bird Watching

Birding seasons are Fall through Spring. Enjoy Northern Gannet, White and Brown Pelicans, Cormorants, Herons, Egrets, Geese, Blue-Winged Teal, Bald Eagle, Dunlin, Northern Harrier, Black-Bellied Plover, Snowy Plover, Wilson’s Plover, Royal Tern, Forester’s Tern, Caspian Tern, Geese, and American Kestrel to name a few. Here…

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Boating, Canoeing, & Kayaking

St. Joseph Bay is an outstanding place for new or experienced boaters alike since the waters are so calm! You may see a stingray, horseshoe crab, blue crab, starfish, redfish, mullet, live shells, or schools of baitfish. In the deeper channels around Black’s Island, you…

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Bonfire on the Beach

Another unique activity you can enjoy on the beach is a beach bonfire.   Be sure to dig a hole for your fire so you “leave no trace” on the beach when you’re done.   Bring a firelog to help start the fire (there are…

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Cruises

Seahorse Water Safaris 850-227-1099. Port St. Joe Marina RC Fishing Charters  850-653-6332 Bali Hai Charters   * Pet-friendly!  850-227-5802 AquaBear Adventures  Sunset cruises or snorkel trips. 850-227-8200 About Fun Charters  Snorkeling, sunset cruises, ecotours.  850-340-21035

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Fishing

There is wonderful fishing in the area—from the shore, from a boat, in the ocean or bay or one of the freshwater ponds in Barrier Dunes! The waters of the Apalachicola  Bay & the Gulf of Mexico from Carrabelle to Mexico Beach are known to…

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Golf

We are spoiled for choice when it comes to golf in this area. There are golf courses around Cape San Blas and we have listed some here. We have also added some videos so you can get an idea of what each course is like…

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Horseback Riding on the Beach

HORSEBACK RIDING ON THE BEACH: Go horseback riding right on the Cape San Blas beach.  There are several companies and they bring the horses to Salinas Park, about 1 mile past the C30 junction on the Cape. Two-Bit Stable Horseback Riding 850-227-4744. Broke A Toe…

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Other

A list of additional things to do while on vacation at Cape San Blas, including scooter rentals, tours, parasailing, diving, snorkeling, and more.

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Scalloping & Crabbing

Scalloping SCALLOPING:  2022 Season is AUGUST 16 – SEPTEMBER 24 If you can swim, float or walk you can go 2 miles or more in a foot or 2 of water, you can scallop. Scalloping is a great activity for families because scallops are found…

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See Sea Turtles (Seasonal)

TURTLE SEASON: Turtle season in Gulf County runs from May 1 to October 31. The Cape San Blas beaches are prime nesting grounds for Loggerhead & Greenback turtles. During the 1st half of the season, pregnant sea turtles drag themselves up on the Gulf County beaches to…

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Shelling

Whether you’re strolling along the natural shores of St. Joseph Bay, taking a walk on our pristine beaches or exploring the wonders of the Forgotten Coast, you will surely be amazed at the treasures you’ll find as you comb Gulf County’s unique shorelines. From beautiful…

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