Camp Helen State Park
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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Map showing the location of Camp Helen State Park
Map showing the location of Camp Helen State Park
Map showing the location of Camp Helen State Park
Map showing the location of Camp Helen State Park
LocationBay County, Florida, United States
Nearest cityPanama City Beach, Florida
Coordinates30°16′32.45″N 85°59′25.9″W / 30.2756806°N 85.990528°W / 30.2756806; -85.990528Coordinates: 30°16′32.45″N 85°59′25.9″W / 30.2756806°N 85.990528°W / 30.2756806; -85.990528
Established1996
Governing bodyFlorida Department of Environmental Protection
Camp Helen Historic District
NRHP reference No.12000298
Added to NRHP24 May 2012[1]

Camp Helen State Park is a Florida State Park and historic site located west of Panama City Beach, in northwestern Florida. The park is south of U.S. 98, and bounded by the Gulf of Mexico and Lake Powell (one of the largest coastal dune lakes in the state). The park was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 24, 2012.[2]

Recreational activities

The park has such amenities as beaches, birding, beachcombing, boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, kayaking, picnicking areas, swimming and wildlife viewing. It also has a visitor center and an interpretive exhibit.

References

  1. ^ "National Register Information System – Camp Helen Historic District (#12000298)". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Weekly List Of Actions Taken On Properties: 5/21/12 through 5/25/12" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. Retrieved 20 Jan 2020.

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