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Gulf Coast Runs
Panama City Beach
Camp Helen is bordered on three sides by water; the gulf to the south and Lake Powell to the north and east. Lake Powell is the largest of the unique coastal dune lakes in Florida. The 183-acre park is for day use only. Activities include swimming, beach-combing, bird watching, nature study, hiking and biking on the trails, and both freshwater and saltwater fishing.

Admission Fee:

$4.00 per vehicle. Please use the honor box to pay fees. Correct change is required. Limit 8 people per vehicle.

$2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.

  • Surface = paved & sand
The Conservation Park integrates two fundamental principles which remain a continuing focus for local government and community. The desire to protect and balance our natural resources while providing outdoor recreational opportunities is the driving force in establishing the Panama City Beach Conservation Park. In addition to the functionality of the park, there are many trails on site from which you can observe native wildlife roaming free. Trails are open daily from sunrise to sunset. No motorized vehicles of any kind or horses are allowed on the trails. Dogs are permitted on leashes. Trails are available for both walking and bike riding. Parts of the trails are paved. Choose from 12 trail routes from 0.6 to 11 miles in length.
  • Surface = unpaved, boardwalk, paved
  • Miles = 0.6 to 11+

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