Bald Point State Park

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Bald Point State Park
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Bald Point State Park
Map showing the location of Bald Point State Park
LocationFranklin County, Florida, USA
Nearest cityAlligator Point, Florida
Coordinates29°56′51″N 84°20′29″W / 29.94750°N 84.34139°W / 29.94750; -84.34139
Governing bodyFlorida Department of Environmental Protection

Bald Point State Park is a Florida State Park located south of Ochlockonee Bay, approximately seven miles southeast of Panacea, on St. James Island in Alligator Point, Tallahassee's closest beach, off U.S. 98, in northwestern Florida. The address is 146 Box Cut.

Bald Point State Park was expanded in 2002 when Florida purchased 2,851 acres of land from St. Joe Company for $10.3 million. The property, on Ochlockonee Bay, east of the Crooked River (Florida) where additional land was purchased a year later, is in Franklin County, Florida.[1]

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The park has such amenities as beaches, bicycling, birding, canoeing, fishing, hiking, kayaking, swimming and wildlife viewing.



  1. ^ Jackie Hallifax [Cabinet votes to buy marshland]; The land along Crooked River will cost $14.5 million November 26, 2003 Lakeland Ledger (Associated Press)

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