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#67 of 179 state parks in Florida

Best trails in Camp Helen State Park

49 Reviews
Explore the most popular trails in Camp Helen State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Camp Helen is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico on three sides, and by Lake Powell, one of the largest coastal dune lakes in Florida. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities including swimming, beachcombing, nature study, hiking and both freshwater and saltwater fishing.

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Map of trails in Camp Helen State Park
Park information
Acreage:
180 acres
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Contact
(850) 233-5059
Helpful links
Top trails (3)
#1 - Oak Canopy Trail
Camp Helen State Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 26 m
If you'd like to visit the beach, just continue straight instead of turning right (west). Dogs are not allowed on the beach.Show more
#2 - Camp Helen North Trail
Camp Helen State Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 47 m
Camp Helen North Trail is a 1.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Panama City Beach, Florida that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#3 - Beach via Oak Canopy Trail
Camp Helen State Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 30 m
Beach via Oak Canopy Trail is a 1.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Panama City Beach, Florida that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is prShow more