Conservation Park is a beautiful place to spend the afternoon located just a few minutes from downtown Panama City Beach. Second only to St. Andrews Bay, Conservation Park comes in at a high score for backcountry walking, hiking and biking. This favorite destination is perfect for locals and tourists alike. If you’re looking for the ultimate outdoor recreation and you have to visit Conservation Park. The city of Panama City Beach and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection has created this and beautiful nature area for the enjoyment of hikers, bicyclists and nature lovers. With nearly 3000 acres, Conservation Park as 24 miles of trails, over a mile of boardwalks and 12 distinct trails to choose from. The park also features public parking and restrooms located at the trailhead building along with picnic tables and shelters available for rent.

Conservation Park is opened on till dusk seven days a week and is perfect for wildlife watching, bird viewing, simply getting away from the hustle and bustle of the beach and enjoying a beautiful picturesque trail system.

You can even bring your dog but they must be kept on leashes and no more than two dogs per person. Conservation Park scheduled educational field trips and special events as well and this park is easily accessible from state Route 79, west from Panama City Beach just 1.2 miles.

If you’re looking to get out of the hustle and bustle of partying, nightlife and the beaches even for spring break, and you have to check out Conservation Park. This beautiful picturesque nature preserve is just waiting for you to explore.

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