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Big Bend Scenic Byway

Explore Undiscovered North Florida


Byway East Itinerary

 Wakulla River Park - City of St. Marks

1 hr.
Paved surface to tables; dock with steps to water

“Nice view of the Wakulla River”

Byway East Itinerary

Great Florida Birding Trail
Drive the route, watching for birds along the shore and the picnic area.

Byway East Itinerary

Bald Point State Park is located on Alligator Point where the Ochlockonee Bay meets Apalachee Bay. The coastal marshes, pine flat woods, and oak thickets support a diverse biological community that makes this park perfect for birding and viewing wildlife. View migrations of birds and butterflies in the fall into winter. This park offers sunbathing, fishing and hiking and facilities include a fishing dock and picnic pavilions.

Byway West Itinerary

Cash Creek
Tate’s Hell State Forest

Paved access to fishing dock on Cash Creek, with portable restroom.

Paved parking to picnic pavilion, portable restroom nearby.

Byway West Itinerary

Miles of undeveloped beaches on this barrier island offer ample opportunities for sunbathing, swimming, canoeing, boating, hiking, camping and nature study. Two natural boat ramps provide access to the bay for small boats. The park has six large picnic shelters equipped with grills, tables and nearby restrooms. The campground features 60 campsites with water, electric, a central dump station and two bathhouses. 

Byway West Itinerary

After multiple natural disasters and rebuilds, a replica of the St. George Island Lighthouse stands a couple hundred yards off of the beach with a museum and gift shop.