Ochlockonee River State Park
Ochlockonee River State Park covers 543 acres in two unconnected parcels just south of the Apalachicola National Forest. The western-most segment along US highway 319 does not include any improvements. The main portion of the park at the confluence of the Ochlockonee and Dead Rivers has extensive public facilities for recreational use. A number of threatened or endangered species inhabit the park, including gopher tortoises and black bears. It is one of the few parks that is home to a resident population of red cockaded woodpeckers.

A large campground is available for tent and RV camping, with restrooms and showers. Recreational vehicle facilities include electric service and a dump station. Group tent camping is also accommodated at a site along the bank of the Dead River. Reservations may be made in advance.

Two nature trails are available for hikers and bikers. The Pine Flatwoods trail loops through upland forest, while the River Nature trail follows along the bank of the Ochlockonee River for a short distance. Boaters and kayakers may launch at a ramp into a tributary of the Ochlockonee River, allowing easy access for fishing or exploring either upstream or downstream. The Dead River joins the Ochlockonee River a short paddle away, and from there one can venture into almost limitless small creeks and backwaters. A short distance downstream, the Ochlockonee becomes over a mile wide before flowing into the Gulf of Mexico. A kayak rental concession is available for those without their own watercraft.

Ochlockonee River State Park has extensive picnic facilities, with four large pavilions that can accommodate large gatherings. Restrooms and a children's playground are also located in the picnic area. A beach swimming area, and outdoor shower, are available along the Dead River in the day-use area of the park.Activities & Facilities
PlaygroundPicnic shelterShort hiking trailsLong hiking trailsPaved bike trailsMountain bike trailsSwimmingOpen gulf kayakingRiver or lake kayakingMotor boatingTent campingRV sitesFishing

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