Find a place to park, pitch a tent or rent a tiny cottage

Looking to pitch a tent along the beach or find an RV park with lots of amenities? Walton County has a diverse amount of park locations where you can rest your traveling soul.

Here is a list of locations along with maps to help guide you in the right direction. Call the parks for current rates as most fluctuate during the year.

Check with each site for their fees as most all change seasonally. We have noted the free locations.

DeFuniak Springs

A view from a cottage at Sunset King Lake Resort. Lori Ceier/Walton Outdoors

Sunset King Lake Resort
366 Paradise Island Drive
DeFuniak Springs, FL. 32433
Tel: (800) 774-5454
Website: http://www.sunsetking.com/
Sunset King Lake Resort is located in North Walton County on King Lake. Sunset King offers 220 RV sites and 13 cabins and cottages available for rent or purchase and friendly staff.
Amenities include swimming pools, bath house, exercise facility, club house, chapel, meeting room, sewing room, Wi-Fi, boat launch, playground, basketball court, volleyball court, group activities, boat rentals and fishing. A large facility with a variety of rental/purchase options. Full hook up service.
• Tent camping permitted

View of barbecue area along Holley lake at Twin Lakes Resort. –

Twin Lakes Resort

580 Holley King Lake Road
DeFuniak Springs, FL. 32433
Tel: (850) 892-5914
Website: https://www.facebook.com/TwinLakesResort
Formerly a private resort, Twin Lakes Resort is in the midst of remodeling and is now open to the public. Located on a peninsula between Holley and King Lake, this resort offers nice views of the two lakes with good fishing for bass and bream on the lake.
Amenities include swimming pool, clubhouse, screened in grill area. A quiet location.
• Full hook up
• Cabin and condo rentals
• Quiet

Bass Haven Campground
363 Black Bass Boulevard
DeFuniak Springs, FL. 32433
(850) 892-4043
Website: http://www.basshavenrvcampground.com/
Located on Juniper Lake, Bass Haven hosts 20 RV sites. Amenities include laundry, bath house, Wi-Fi, fishing, clubhouse. Full hook up.
• Tent camping permitted

Northeast Walton

Cow Lake.

Cow Lake Landing
1109 Cedar Log Lake Road
Ponce DeLeon, FL.
Located on an oxbow lake along the Choctawhatchee River, Cow Lake is a semi-primitive campsite location with a portable toilet only. Cow Lake Landing is a remote location along the river not far from Morrison Springs.
• Tent camping permitted
• Boat ramp
• 24-hour access
• Fishing
• No fees

Dead River Landing.

Dead River Landing
Dead River Road
Bruce, FL.
Located at the eastern end of Seven Runs Creek, Dead River opens to the Choctawhatchee River. The site has 16 primitive RV and tent camping areas with picnic tables and fire pits. The landing also has two covered pavilions with grills and a portable toilet.
Click here
to learn more about Dead River Landing.
• Boat ramp
• Tent camping permitted
• Fishing
• Ample parking for RV
• No fees. You must make reservations with Northwest Florida Water Management by clicking here or calling 850-539-5999.

Tilley Landing.

Tilley Landing
11267 State Highway 81
Ponce De Leon, FL 32455
Managed by Northwest Florida Management District, this remote camp site has two camping areas with one portable toilet, one pavilion and boat ramp to oxbow lake.
Open dawn to dusk.
Click here
to learn more about Tilley Landing.
• Boat ramp
• Tent camping permitted
• No fees. You must make reservations with Northwest Florida Water Management by clicking here or calling 850-539-5999.


Lots of amenities for the outdoor lover at Live Oak Landing. Lori Ceier/Walton Outdoors

Live Oak Landing RV Resort
229 Pitts Avenue
Freeport, FL. 32439
Tel: (877) 436-5063
Website: Liveoaklandingresort.com

Located in Freeport on Black Creek near the opening to the Choctawhatchee Bay, Live Oak Landing offers an abundance of opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. 59 RV full hook up sites, and 12 cottages are available for rent or purchase. No tent camping available.
Amenities include playground, grill and picnic table at each site, restrooms, bath house, clubhouse, docks, boat ramp, canoe and kayak rental, pool, fishing and charter boat services, Wi-Fi and cable.

Calyspso Cove RV Park. Lori Ceier/Walton Outdoors

Calypso Cove RV Park
18655 U.S. Hwy. 331 S
Freeport, FL. 32439
Tel: (850) 835-4606
Calypso Cove RV Park is located along U.S. Hwy. 331. Full service RV sites and small cottages are available for rent. Amenities include electric, water, Wi-Fi, cable, laundry, bath house. Long and short term rentals.
• Tent camping permitted

South Walton

Peach Creek RV Park
4401 East Highway 98
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Tel: (850) 585-9795
This small RV park offers 14 full service RV sites with bath house, laundry and WiFi.
• Tent camping permitted

Rent a campsite along a coastal dune lake at Grayton Beach State Park. Lori Ceier/Walton Outdoors

Grayton Beach State Park
357 Main Park Road
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459
Tel: (850) 267-8300
Website: www.floridastateparks.org/graytonbeach/
Enjoy camping along the Gulf of Mexico at Grayton Beach State Park. Grayton boasts 52 camp/RV sites and 27 cabin/duplexes. In the older section of the campground, trees and shrubs between the sites let you imagine you are miles from civilization, but with water, electric and a restroom with hot showers, roughing it is never too tough. The new campground loop provides 50 amp electric and onsite sewer. Pets are welcome in the campground.
• Tent camping permitted
Click here to reserve online
Click here for more info on Grayton Beach State Park

Three miles of pristine, white sandy beaches at Topsail Hill Preserve Sate Park. Lori Ceier/Walton Outdoors

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459
Tel: (850) 267-8330
Website: www.floridastateparks.org/TopsailHill/
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park offers 3 miles of beautiful sandy beaches along the Gulf Coast. 156 RV sites, 22 tent sties and 22 cottages are available at this beautiful State Park. WiFi hot spot, camp store, showers, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking trail, pavilions, shuffle-board, swimming pool and ranger activities. Twenty-two tent sites include an elevated tent pad, a fire ring and water and electric hook-ups. A restroom with showers is located in the tent camping area. Pets are welcome at the campsites. 

Campers can bike, walk or take a tram ride to the beach. A camp store offers camping items, as well as snacks and drinks. Reservations may be made up to 11 months in advance through ReserveAmerica.
Click here to reserve online.
Click here to learn more about Topsail Hill Preserve State Park.

Primitive campsites offered in Point Washington State Forest

Point Washington State Forest campsite. Lori Ceier/Walton Outdoors

The Point Washington State Forest now offers two primitive camping opportunities along Eastern Lake. Each with four primitive sites with a 14’x20′ tent pad, picnic table, barbecue grill, fire ring, lantern hanger, and toilets.

The sites are nestled in a high and dry area of sand pines and palmettos. Just a few steps away is a stunning view of Eastern Lake.

To make a reservation visit ReserveAmerica.com.

Directions From Road 2:
From U.S. Hwy. 98 turn on Road 2 (Point Washington State Forest – Public Entrance).

Point Washington State Forest is available to the public for various types of natural-resource based outdoor recreation. The forest is widely used for hunting, off-road bicycling and hiking.

Point Washington State Forest is part of the Point Washington Wildlife Management Area. The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission regulates the hunting seasons and game limits on the forest.

Beautiful view of Eastern Lake just steps from the new campsites in the Point Washington State Forest. Lori Ceier/Walton Outdoors
Beautiful view of Eastern Lake just steps from the new campsites in the Point Washington State Forest. Lori Ceier/Walton Outdoors

The Eastern Lake Trail System was the first trail established on the forest. This trail system consists of 3 double track loop trails. The hiker or bicyclist can travel the 3.5, 5 or 10 mile loop. The Eastern Lake Bike/Hike Trail is included in the Florida Forest Service’s Trailwalker Hiking Program. Access to the trail system is located at the parking lot and trail head on County Road 395.

In addition, a green way trail system that crosses the forest is being developed. This trail will provide connections to Grayton Beach State Park, Deer Lake State Park, Topsail Hill State Preserve, Butler Elementary School and numerous residential developments. Upon completion, this trail system will provide over 27 miles of trails for recreational use.

In keeping with its mission to protect and manage Florida’s forest resources, the Florida Forest Service has developed rules which apply to all State Forest visitors. Find out more about state forest fees and rules.

Gulfside Trail Rides
Locating on CR393, Gulfside Trail Rides offers 18 horse friendly campsites. Each campsite includes a hitching rail for your horses, a water hookup, and power. Campers are also welcome to stall their horses in our stable on a weekly or daily basis. Amenities include restrooms and showers, firewood, ice, horse feed, hay, shavings, the use of a washer and dryer.  Click here for more info.

Miramar Beach area

Neatly landscaped Destin RV Beach Resort. Lori Ceier/Walton Outdoors

Destin RV Beach Resort
362 Miramar Beach Drive,
Miramar Beach, FL. 32550
Tel: (850) 837-3529
Website: www.destinrvresort.com
Destin RV Beach Resort offers 36 full service RV sites and 2 condos for rent/purchase. Heated pool, private beach access, bath house, laundry, WiFi, cable, picnic tables are the amenities offered at this neatly landscaped gated park.

Camping on the Gulf
10005 Emerald Coast Pkwy.
Miramar Beach, FL. 32550
Website: www.campgulf.com
200 full service RV sites, 19 cabins on the Gulf. WiFi, picnic tables, activity center.