This jewel of a park is a great place to get away for a weekend or a week-long vacation. Picnic facilities and a swimming area are located near the scenic point where the Ochlockonee and Dead Rivers intersect. Ochlockonee, which means “yellow waters,” is a mix of brackish, tidal surge, and fresh water. Pristine and deep, the river empties into the Gulf of Mexico. Trails allow visitors to explore the park and see the diverse wildlife, including the red-cockaded woodpecker, and natural communities such as pine flatwoods and oak thickets. A boat ramp provides easy access to the river. Both freshwater and saltwater fish inhabit the waters around the park, including largemouth bass, bream, catfish and speckled perch. For overnight visitors, there are full-facility campsites with access to restrooms and showers. Youth group camping is also available.
Canoeing, Fishing: Freshwater, Fishing: Saltwater, Geocaching, Guided Tours, Hiking, Kayaking, Paddle-boarding, Primitive Camping, School Field Trips, Service Learning/Volunteer Opportunities, Wildlife Viewing
Beaches, Boat Ramp, Canoe/Kayak Launch, Hiking Trails, Outdoor Classroom, Paddling Trails, Pavilions, Rental Equipment, Restrooms, RV Hook-ups, Shoreline Access
Ochlockonee River State Park429 State Park Road
Sopchoppy, FL 32358
Ochlockonee River State Park Website