Things to do in Cape San Blas

  1. Beach Day
    1. Beach/water toys, Chairs and Umbrellas are all you need.
    2. Beach Scavenger Hunt - See image below and here is a link to download a PDF.
    3. Public access to the beach is available by the rocks, Cape Palms Park, Dunes Dr or inside the State Park.
  2. Get out on the water in St Joseph Bay
    1. Kayak, Stand up paddle boards, Canoe or pontoon boat
    2. Public access points to the bay are across from the rocks or inside the state park.
  3. Fishing
    1. Fish from the beach or away from the shore. Always a good time.
    2. Scallop Cove Bait and Tackle (4310 Cape San Blas Rd) have all your fishing needs and advice.
  4. Snorkeling
    1. Grab some gear, dive flag and walk out in the bay or beach
  5. Crabbing
    1. On the beach at sunset to see ghost crabs
    2. Use a crab cage for lots of crabs
  6. Scalloping (during open season)
    1. Use snorkel equipment and go to 2-6 ft deep water around grassy areas. Go to our Bait and Tackle page for more info.
  7. St Joseph Peninsula State Park
    1. Boat Ramp
    2. Rent Kayak, Stand up paddle boards or Canoe
    3. Rent Pontoon Boats
    4. Hiking trails
  8. Loggerhead Run Bike Path
    1. Eight mile trail on Cape San Blas that runs from St. Joseph Peninsula State Park to Salinas Park along Hwy 30E/Cape San Blas Road.
  9. Cape San Blas Lighthouse
    1. Park by the rocks and walk the beach to see the old location. Find the cement footings and look for bald eagles.
    2. Go to Port St Joe to see where the lighthouse currently stands.
  10. St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve Center
    1. Second Friday of the month, they offer tram tours. Must make reservations.
  11. Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Center
    1. Find them on Facebook for their latest events and hours.
  12. Bird Watching
    1. Season is from Fall to Spring. So many birds flock to our area, so keep an open eye. There are typically bald eagles by the rocks.
  13. Salinas Park
    1. Beach or Bay side access. Playgrounds, pickleball courts, volleyball courts, picnic area, BBQ and more!
  14. Cape Palms Park
    1. Public access to the beach with shaded picnic area and restrooms.
  15. Donna Kay beached shrimp boat
    1. Walk to the beached shrimp boat. Park at the rocks and walk about a mile on the beach to find the boat.


Things to do in Cape san blas map
Things to do in Cape san blas map
Beach Scavenger Hunt

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