Recently updated on July 29th, 2022 at 07:02 pm
Grayton Beach State Park has 30 two-bedroom, one-bath duplex cottages, two of which are wheelchair accessible.
A gas fireplace (available November through March), central heating and cooling, a screened-in porch, and an outside grill are included in each cabin. Park visitors should bring beach towels, chairs, and umbrellas.
Televisions and phones are not supplied for the guests’ comfort. There is a limit of two cars per cabin.
With a stay in one of the well-equipped cabins or a more rustic stay at one of Grayton’s charming campsites, an overnight trip offers its own distinct experience.
Grayton Beach State Park is more than a background for golden sunrises and beautiful moonlight nights, with almost 2,000 acres.
With massive dunes, meandering paths, rich wildlife, and dazzling Western Lake, one of several coastal dune lakes dotting Scenic Highway 30A along South Walton Beaches, Grayton Beach State Park is one of Florida’s most popular parks.
Directions to the Location
Grayton Beach State Park is about midway between Panama City Beach and Destin, on Scenic 30A, south of US 98. Turn left at the stop sign on 30A (about 1/2 mile east of the junction of Scenic 30A and county road 283), located south of US 98.
Enjoy one of the gorgeous beaches in the world by relaxing on our sugar sand beaches or swimming in the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. A Grayton Beach sunset is also a must-see.
Bring your bike or your favorite hiking shoes to Grayton Beach to experience a four-mile off-road route through acres of natural habitats, or jump on Walton County’s 10-mile walking and bicycling path along Scenic Hwy 30A, which runs down the coast through our beautiful beachfront towns.
Ramp for Boats
On Western Lake, there is a boat ramp. There are canoe rentals available.
Try our duplex cabin area if the tent or RV lifestyle isn’t for you. The cottages are hidden in the pines yet are just a few minutes away from the Gulf of Mexico’s waves. Cabins may sleep up to six (6) people. Grayton Beach State Park has 30 duplex cottages with two bedrooms and one bathroom. Each cabin has a gas fireplace (available November through March), central heating and air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen with all your basic cooking and dining requirements, a screened-in porch, and an outside grill.
Towels, linens, pillows, and blankets are also supplied. Personal goods like coffee, coffee filters, soap, shampoo, paper towels, and so on will be required. (Please note that linen is not provided daily.) The front bedroom in most cabins includes a queen bed, while the rear bedroom has two twin beds. Unfortunately, pets are not permitted.
There is a limit of two cars per cabin. In the cabins, there are no televisions or phones. For our special needs visitors, Grayton Beach State Park offers two ADA cabins. Reservations may be made by contacting Reserve America toll-free at 1-800-326-3521 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST), 1-888-433-0287 (TDD) up to 11 months in advance (For Hearing Disabled).
Kayaking and canoeing
Explore the backwaters of Western Lake, a 100-acre lake surrounded by State Park natural areas, in your canoe or kayak.
Fresh and saltwater fish are captured in the lake’s salty water, while saltwater fish are caught in the waves.
The campsite at Grayton Beach State Park is one of the most beautiful along the Gulf Coast. The woods and bushes separating the sites give the impression of being miles away from civilization. Still, roughing it is never too difficult with running water, electricity, and a bathroom with hot showers. Bring your RV or tent and join us for a fantastic camping adventure.
Camping with Pets
At all times, pets must be confined, leashed (no more than six feet in length), or otherwise under the physical supervision of someone. Pets that are tethered should not be left alone for longer than 30 minutes. From 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., quiet hours must be followed. Pet owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets and properly disposing of pet waste in garbage cans. Pets must be vaccinated against rabies under Florida law. Any animal that is loud, violent, intimidating, or disruptive will be removed from the park. Non-fur-bearing pets, such as reptiles, birds, and fish, must be kept in a cage or under the owner’s supervision. Some animals may be banned from entering the park. If the camper does not follow these regulations, the pet may be requested to be boarded outside the park, or the camper may be asked to leave.
There are large, covered picnic shelters with views of the Gulf and the lake.
Hiking / Nature Trails
The Grayton Beach Nature Trail starts at the beach parking lot and goes through dunes, pine Flatwoods, and scrub habitats. A self-guiding booklet is provided at the ranger station to explain it. The Point Washington State Forest, just north of the park, has several local trails.
How much are cabin rentals at Grayton Beach State Park?
Cabins may cost up to $160 per night, while campsites can cost $42 per night. Cabins include a kitchenette but no TVs or wireless Internet, and dogs are not permitted.
Is Grayton Beach Safe?
Grayton Beach is as safe as the Florida state average and as safe as the national average regarding crime.
Is Grayton Beach busy?
It’s a tiny historic beach town on the Gulf of Mexico midway between Destin and Panama City. It is seldom crowded here. The beach is ideal for every kind of tourist, with its white powdery sand and breathtaking vistas: kayakers, hikers, photographers, and wildlife lovers like this spot.
How do I book a cabin at Grayton Beach State Park?
Call 800-326-3521 (8 a.m. to 8 p.m.) or TDD 888-433-0287 to make a reservation. Pets are not allowed in the cabins. A minimum two-night stay is required in cabins on weekends and holidays, either Friday and Saturday nights or Saturday and Sunday nights.