First day hike at Camp Helen State Park

December 3, 2017

January 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am


Start the New Year by joining Camp Helen State Park for a First Day Hike on January 1, 2018 from 9:00a.m. – 10:30a.m.  Come and enjoy the park on a Ranger guided tour to learn about the park and its wildlife. Participants will take a 1.5 mile round trip hike along the parks Oak Canopy Trail and arrive at the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.  The trail is moderate level but relatively flat with roots, rock, dirt and beach dunes. To make sure your experience is even more enjoyable wear weather appropriate attire and closed toed shoes. Bring water, sunscreen and hat. Please check in at the ranger station for starting location.

Program is free with regular park admission. For more information call (850) 233-5059.

Participation Requirements

Driving Directions
Camp Helen is located at 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, FL, just west of the Phillips Inlet bridge on the Bay County and Walton county line. The entrance is south of U.S. Hwy 98. ::MAP::

Park Fees
There is an honor entrance station. The fee is $4.00 per vehicle and $1.00 per bicyclist or pedestrian.