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Learn from Our Locals! We have. Have you skimmed through the monthly adventure guide stories but are ready to find your adventure? Perfect! We have updated this section to include an easier way to explore. Search by activity or season or one of our guides but don’t miss out. The stories are full of insider tips and hidden secrets. Know someone who likes to be “in the know”? Tell your friends to subscribe, too.

St. Joseph Bay. The Heartbeat of Gulf County

St. Joseph Bay. The Heartbeat of Gulf County

St. Joseph Bay is alive, well and the center of Gulf County adventure. Ask any local guide and chances are they will tell you the Bay is their favorite place to explore.

Adventure Off the Beaten Path

Adventure Off the Beaten Path

Sometimes you just want to go where no one has ever been. Or, at least somewhere you’ve never been! We understand! There are so many places to blaze your own trail in Gulf County.

An Eco-Adventure with a Bio-ExpertCaptain Charlene Burke
Captain Charlene Burke

An Eco-Adventure with a Bio-Expert

“My Ecotours are not structured. Each day is a different day on the Bay so I don’t force a structured program. I just go with the wind. We head out just to see life.”

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Silvia Williams’ Finds Her Adventure

Silvia Williams’ Finds Her Adventure

What happens when a GCFL local wants to go on an adventure? Ever wonder which ones they would pick if they searched the stories on our Adventure Guide?

March 2016: Silvia Williams, St. Joe Beach, St. Joseph Bay, Fall

Everyone Can Get Into the Act. Save some Turtles!

Everyone Can Get Into the Act. Save some Turtles!

“In Gulf County we get lots of nesting Loggerhead turtles. On our 6-mile stretch, St. Joseph Peninsula, we average about 90 to 100 nests. This year we are almost up to 149 nests. It’s a record setting year!”

August 2015: Jessica Swindall, Cape San Blas, Fall, Spring, Summer

Don’t Forget about Black’s Island!

Don’t Forget about Black’s Island!

Have you tried the new search tool on the GCFL Adventure Guide? We asked GCFL Adventure Guide and owner of Coastal Joe Vacation Rentals, Megan Burkett, to play along with us to make sure it was an easy process.

April 2016: Megan Burkett, Port St. Joe, St. Joseph Bay, Fall

GCFL Version of Adopting a Pet. Meet DD.

GCFL Version of Adopting a Pet. Meet DD.

“I’m always taking in strays. We have a resident dolphin in the Bay. Wild dolphins live in pods. Even though this sounds bad, dolphins kick the big male dolphins that are ready for reproduction out of their existing pods to go join another pod. This behavior keeps the genes from bottlenecking.”

February 2015: Captain Charlene Burke, Indian Pass, Port St. Joe, St. Joe Beach, St. Joseph Bay, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter

Kayak Through the Dead Lakes

Kayak Through the Dead Lakes

Explorer Matt Godwin can kayak through the Dead Lakes 100 times during the summer and he always sees something different.

January 2015: Matt Godwin, Wewahitchka, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter

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