Is Alligator Point beach closed?
Alligator Point and Bald Point remain closed to all residents due to storm surge still being expected in the area.
Does Alligator Point have public beach access?
There are several public access areas along the beach and two boat ramps on the bay side. Whether you cast a rod from the beach, a kayak or boat, you’re certain to hook into something at Alligator Point.
Can you camp for free in the Everglades?
Free, Dispersed Camping Near Everglades National Park North of Everglades National Park, there is free, dispersed camping available in the Big Cyprus National Preserve. We recommend stopping by a ranger station when you get to the area for information on the best places to camp.
Are dogs allowed on Alligator Point?
Alligator Point was the quietest and most secluded of the beaches we visited on the Forgotten Coast. The closest grocery store was nearly 30 miles away, but with eight miles of nearly deserted beaches – who needs to eat?! Dogs on leash are welcome here all day long, all year round!
What is the Forgotten Coast in Florida?
Franklin County Florida, also known as the Forgotten Coast, is nestled in the panhandle of the Sunshine State. This beautiful region has been dubbed the Forgotten Coast because it’s the last remaining stretch of unspoiled, pristine Gulf Coast beaches that haven’t been overrun by high rises and strip malls.
Are there alligators on the beach in Florida?
Alligators can tolerate saltwater for a few hours or days, but generally stick to freshwater, according to the National Ocean Service. So don’t worry! You won’t likely see an alligator on the sand during your next beach day. But if you do, send it over to us at [email protected]!
Where is the forgotten beach in Florida?
Is St. George Island closed?
George Island State Park is open. Due to damage sustained during Hurricane Michael, the East End Special Use Area is closed.