There have been some impacts from the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, in Gulf County. The impacts mainly were seen on the South Cape San Blas area and Indian Pass. Collected samples have been background to low concentrations. This is not a considerable concern for Gulf County at the moment. However, we would love to help you plan your Gulf County vacation. Live Chat with us for help planning and use the link to learn more about Red Tide in Florida.
Check out the 360 of the boat ramp on the Website Link above. The Dead Lakes Park includes a boat ramp that gives you access to the Dead Lakes. At this point, the boat ramp area is the only attraction accessible due to damage from Hurricane Michael. This area features are bathrooms, showers, and grills.
Rediscover your sense of adventure with either a kayak or a boat trip in the Dead Lakes! The Dead Lakes reportedly formed when sand bars created by the Apalachicola River's current blocked the Chipola River. The ensuing high water killed thousands of trees in the floodplain, leaving a graveyard of bottom-heavy cypress skeletons, stumps, and knees.
Wanna get on the lakes? Contact a concierge and we will tell you how!
The park also has a fishing pier, bike trail, multiple ponds, a playground, and pavilion.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEAD LAKES CAMPGROUND IS CLOSED AT THIS TIME FOR REPAIRS FROM HURRICANE MICHAEL.