Check Diving Off Your List
Ann Marie and Ed Daly
Ann Marie and Ed Daly
Check Diving Off Your List

Ann Marie Daly, Adventure Guide and owner of Daly’s Watersports, is from North Dakota and was a reluctant diver. In fact, she didn’t really enjoy getting wet. Gulf County made her a believer.

Be Really Brave. Kayak the Dead Lakes.
Matt Godwin
Matt Godwin
Be Really Brave. Kayak the Dead Lakes.

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

Hike the Bayview Trail
Mark Knapke
Mark Knapke
Hike the Bayview Trail

“Walking on the beach is my favorite winter adventure. My wife likes to do crafts so she collects shells and things. I only look for the really nice shells.”

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Everyone Can Get Into the Act. Save some Turtles!
Everyone Can Get Into the Act. Save some Turtles!
Jessica Swindall - “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!”
Go On a Turtle Treasure Hunt
Go On a Turtle Treasure Hunt
Jessica Swindall - “Cape San Blas, and Gulf County in general, is a huge hot spot for turtles – especially loggerheads. We are the highest density-nesting beach in North Florida. The area we patrol, St. Joseph Peninsula, goes from the St Joseph Peninsula State Park boundary down to the Stump Hole.”
Come See the GCFL “Baby Turtle Red Carpet”
Come See the GCFL “Baby Turtle Red Carpet”
Jessica Swindall - Sea Turtles are a protected species in the Endangered Species Act. But, that’s not the only reason to protect them says Jessica, Volunteer Coordinator for the SJP Turtle Patrol.