Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

Grayton Beach State Park

Santa Rosa Beach, Florida



Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Phone: (850) 267-8300

Sites: 64
Recent Rate: $35 2/2016

Latitude: 30.3293236855226
Longitude: -86.1567163467407

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT, Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals yes
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) yes
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean yes
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

69 Reviews

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porty pop

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $35.00
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Stayed here for one week in February. Some sites have cement pads, others are pea gravel; ours was gravel. Some sites have water, electric, sewer, as ours did. Some do not have sewer. Park was very clean, very quiet, very pleasant. Would stay here again if in the area. We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Shopping and laundromat are close by. No laundry facilities in the park.

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Jeni

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $30.00
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This is a beautiful State Park with over a mile of ocean beach frontage. The campground is by a lake but within walking distance of the ocean. Very peaceful. Large level lots, some paved, but most with fine gravel. It is a fairly small campground and lots 32-59 are the nicest as they have water, electric and sewer hook-ups! Very friendly and helpful employees, too. It's not hard to find but the entrance is pretty easy to miss in the dark as the sign is not lit up. We would definitely come back here. We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

The park has a few canoes to rent and you can fish in the lake. It's a nice walk or bike ride to the beautiful, clean and peaceful beach. Lots to do and great places to eat in Panama City, about 30 minutes away or Destin, about 45 minutes away.

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chasing60

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $30.00
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LOVED it here...sites were big and you could walk to the beach. Bring your bike as they have a biking path along I 98. Seaside within walking / biking distance with restaurants & Public. Very nice place...would have loved to stay longer here, but they were booked up for the week between Christmas & New Years so we could only get 2nights. Very tranquil & great for dog walking. We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Bring your bike!

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rockhill

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $22.00
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Stayed in newer section with full hook up. Gravel site, level. No shade to speak of. Cell service from Verizon very good, adequate local channels via antenna. Plan to return. Sites are closer than i prefer. We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Beautiful beach, hiking madness of Destin 20 miles away

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Goombay

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $24.00
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As mentioned in previous reviews, the park has an old portion and a new portion. Many of the sites in the new portion were concrete and they all had sewer connections. But the sites in the new portion were closer together and had less shade. We chose site 20 in the old portion which backed right up to Western Lake where we could easily launch kayaks. The lake was great for kayaking but a little too warm for a refreshing swim in July. It was tight getting a 35 foot fifth wheel into the site but once parked, we had plenty of room outside. The sites in the old portion are very secluded with high brush and small trees between each site. We could neither see nor hear our neighbors. I had issues with the 30 amp power flipping the circuit breaker when running a single roof air conditioner, hot water heater, and television. This is the first time I've had these issues on 30 amp power. We put the hot water heater on gas which resolved the problem. The bath house was clean and air conditioned but one of the three showers was not working. The beach and swimming in the gulf were great and very refreshing on the hot days. We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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the larks

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $48.00
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This is actually our 3rd visit to this state park We love the old Florida natural feel, shade, and privacy of the old section (our first 2 visits were in the old section), but need the full-hookups convenience of the new section this visit. The beach access is excellent (bike or drive over). Access to the little towns along Hwy 30A is also a short bike ride or drive away. The space between sites is good. The shade in the new section is limited. We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Diane Ameter

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $30.00
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My husband and I enjoyed staying here even though the campground was a half mile from the beautiful beach. We stayed in the newer campground with water, electric and sewer but the sites in the older campground were more private with better view of the small lake. This is a beautiful beach but dogs are not allowed on any Florida Beach State Park which was disappointing to me since we had 2 dogs with us. It would be beneficial to have your bicycle with you because there are many bicycle trails in the nearby town and a faster way to get to the beach. We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

The state park offers a beach wheelchair for people that need it. I wish they also offered the 'Beach Scoot' like St George Island State Park for people with disabilities.

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LaMonte

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $30.00
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This was an unexpected pleasure! We stayed here for 7 days and enjoyed it all. Plenty of privacy as the sites are spaced nicely. Old section was nice, although some sites were small. A few back right up near Western Lake. It's only a 10 minute bike ride to the beach area, and its very nice there. The whole park has clean restrooms, showers, and pavilion areas. Sunsets were unbelievable! Water was still quite cold but managed to get legs in some. Easy in and out. Dump station there for the older non-sewer section. We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Motorhome.

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lanceley

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2014 - $24.00
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The beach is wonderful, campsites are spacious, and some are right on the water. Although the new loop has sewer, we like the original loop better as the sites are wide open. During our stay, the weather was dreadful ice, rain, and freezing temperatures. Despite miles of sand, the park staff chose to close the rest rooms in our loop because the steps and deck had a light coating of ice instead of sprinkling a layer of sand. The roads are dirt. There are a number of potholes which the staff doesn't repair because they use them as speed bumps. There was a huge pothole in front or our site and after a day of rain, a small child or dog could have been lost in it. The good news is that laundry facilities have been added to the older loop during a recent remodeling. We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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don h

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $24.00
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Campground is OK, some sites are big & paved but very open, the back loop has some nice woodsy sites but be careful as some are smaller and especially narrower than they seem on line. Everything is sand so of course it's a bit messy but that's common at state parks near the beach. Beach is fantastic, beautiful CLEAN white "sugar sand" goes for miles and miles. Nice hiking trail (1.5 miles), access to miles of biking trails across the street from the campground. It's about 1.5 mile walk from campground to beach (you can drive over if you want). We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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budolemiss

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: January, 2014 - $30.00
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Beautiful park. Easy access in a motor home with a tow. Beaches have a nice boardwalk to the beach plus a bench to sit and look at the water and sunsets. Bath house was immaculate and warm in a cold January. Such a nice retreat from the masses on 30A. I would highly recommend this park. Sure the summer would find it packed but perfect for a winter retreat. We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Motorhome.

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RV_Jim

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: December, 2013 - $30.00
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We love this park. It is a short walk to the beautiful, white powder sand beach and aqua blue water with the lagoon is between. Some of the sites have a nice view of the water. The site we had, #50, was big enough for our 40' Class A, our toad, a 6 person tent, fire pit ,and picnic table. Not all sites are this large, but this is a good one if you need the room. The restrooms are very clean and conveniently located. For bicycle riders, there are great paths to the towns on either side of the park. We look forward to coming back. We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Motorhome.

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Helkken

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $30.00
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This is our favorite Florida campground on the gulf. My family enjoys spending thanksgiving holidays here. We enjoy walking along the beach to the several vacation communities down the shoreline, such as Water Color. There is always some events going on during the holiday seasons This campground is very well maintained. It has the most spacious interior bathroom space I've ever seen while camping. I prefer camping on the second loop because majority of the sites are paved, which works well if you do not plan to stake any thing to the ground. The only shortcoming for me is that Tmobile 4G and 3G internet service is non-existent here. We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Bob and Inga

Review Count: 392
States Visited: 52
Helpful Reviews: 20

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $17.00
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Florida Senior rate of $15.00 plus tax for a 50 amp full hook up back in site. The site was crushed stone and level. There are two camping loops here, one with full hookups and the other with electric and water only. All sites are level here, so I'm not sure about an earlier review stating other wise. The electric and water loop sites tend to be smaller, but much more private with lots of foliage between them. There are a few in that loop that back up to water and are very nice. TV via batwing was pretty good, Verizon cell and broadband both very good. Right around the corner on CR 283 is the Hurricane Oyster Bar which has daily happy hour and specials from 3 - 6 every day. Very good specials there and close by. We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Motorhome.

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PackerFanRick

Review Count: 52
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $30.00
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Very nice park close to The Gulf of Mexico. The sites have either a dirt base or a pea gravel base depending on which side of the park you are in. The walk down to the gulf from the parking area is very short. We enjoyed our stay here and the staff was very friendly. We will stay here if in the area. Make reservations well in advance. We camped at Grayton Beach State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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