Carrabelle History Museum
The history of Dog Island and Carrabelle Florida includes a wonderful mix of Indians, shipping, bootlegging, logging and war.
Crooked River Lighthouse
For 118 years the Crooked River Lighthouse has stood as a beacon, guiding timber ships as well as local fishermen and oystermen through the treacherous pass between Dog and St. George Islands, along Florida's
Panhandle. Built in 1895,
this iron and steel structure
replaced the lighthouse on
Dog Island, which was
destroyed by hurricane in 1873.
Camp Gordon Johnston
Camp Gordon Johnston opened in 1942 for the sole purpose of training amphibious soldiers and their support groups, this camp trained a quarter of a million men, closing in June of 1946.
Owner recommendation- Plan your visit to include lunch or dinner at the restaurant in the lodge.
Links to Camp Gordon Johnston museum, Crooked River Lighthouse, Carrabelle history museum, and St. James Golf Course.
Links to Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Wakulla Springs State Park
Wakulla Springs State Park
Wakulla Springs State Park is a 45 minute drive from Carrabelle on Hwy 61 S. The main spring is the world’s largest and deepest freshwater spring, located near Tallahassee, Florida with Swimming, Guided River Boat Tours, Bird Watching, Historic Lodge, Picnicking, Concessions, Nature Trails, Snorkeling, Interpretive Exhibits, Horse Trails and more. Open 365 days per year. There are more than 80 other sinkholes, streams and windows into the aquifer within the 6,800-acre park (hence Wakulla Springs).
Ho Hum RV Park
Closest Walmart: 32 Miles in Crawfordville, FL (850) 926-1560
Easy country drive. Just up the road north from Wakulla Springs.
And a little further out.
Gulf Specimen Marine Lab
Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory in Panacea, Florida is a thirty minute drive from Carrabelle. Experience marine biology through interactive touch aquariums and demonstrations. Telephone: (850) 984-5297
Things to do in Carrabelle FL area...
Just another Ho Hum day in paradise
St James Bay Golf Course
Robert Walker worked closely with Audubon International to create a course in complete harmony with nature. This perfectly manicured 18-hole championship course gives golfers the ability to play a more strategic game of golf.