Parks & Recreation

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Gulf Islands National Seashore

Gulf Islands National Seashore a chain of barrier islands administered by the National Park Service. This park is facing the Choctawhatchee Bay, perfect for fishing and ecotourism.

Beach Access on Santa Rosa Blvd

We have plenty of places to park and access the beaches of Okaloosa Island and the Choctawhatchee Bay.  And for those of you that love a good sunrise or sunset, some have small lookout towers.

Ross Marler Park on Okaloosa Island

With restroom facilities, a boat launch, and a fishing pier, Ross Marler is the perfect place to have a beachside cookout, host your birthday parties, or just have a day at the beach.

John Beasley Park on Okaloosa Island

John Beasley Park is a Gulf Of Mexico facing park with plenty of parking, restroom facilities, and a few vending machines. This park is all you need for a day on the beachsof Northwest Florida.

Wayside Park on Okaloosa Island

Wayside Park is host to The Boardwalk with resteraunts and a veriety of shops to rest or purchase something memorable. Come hang out at Wayside Park on Okaloosa Island for great food and a fantastic time.

Fort Walton Beach City Parks

Fort Walton Beach has a number of really great parks. Take the kids to the park, walk your pets, launch your boat, go fishing, have a cookout, or go swimming. The choice is yours and the choices are many.

Sports Facilities

Play nine, eighteen, or even thirty-six at our Municipal Golf Course, here in Fort Walton Beach. Softball to soccer and basketball, these parks are exclusively for you, your friends and family to sweat it out playing sports.

Fort Walton Beach Library

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