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Deer Lake State Park
DescriptionDeer Lake State Park is closed now through May 2022 for renovations and improvements.
Deer Lake State Park shares its name with the coastal dune lake within its boundaries. Southern magnolias, golden asters, woody goldenrod, and scrub oaks can be seen in this coastal dune habitat. A boardwalk across the dunes offers easy access to the beach where visitors can picnic, swim, and fish. It also offers a spectacular view of the dune ecosystem, one of 11 natural communities found in the park.
WaterSound’s classic, all-American style mixes the colors and shapes of an Eastern seaboard town with the beauty of the South Walton beach. This private community offers hiking and biking trails, breathtaking scenery and a variety of restaurants, shops and natural retreats.
Stroll along the boardwalks, sit down for a Gulf-to-table dinner and explore everything within walking distance.