Find out what animal said “I’m Outta Here!”
Trish Petrie
Trish Petrie
Find out what animal said “I’m Outta Here!”

Take the lead from Trish, kayaking keeps her connected. “I take the kayak over to St. Vincent Island and spend the day. Or, just paddle around to the back of the Island – on the Apalachicola Bay side. It is gorgeous.”

Explore Gulf County’s Many Different Waterways
Captain Trey Landry
Captain Trey Landry
Explore Gulf County’s Many Different Waterways

With 244 miles of different and varied shoreline, you may think so. Water may actually run through Captain Trey Landry’s veins.

Off the Beaten Path in a Kayak
Trish Petrie
Trish Petrie
Off the Beaten Path in a Kayak

Indian Pass Lagoon is a treasure says Adventure Guide Trish. A true eco-adventure. You need a flat bottom boat or a kayak because it’s so shallow. You will see all kinds of wildlife around the oyster beds.

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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.