A favorite destination for locals and tourists, the PCB Conservation Park offers opportunities for a variety of outdoor recreation activities. The City of Panama City Beach has established the Panama City Beach Conservation Park in cooperation with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for the enjoyment of hikers, bikers, and nature lovers. Encompassing over 2900 acres, the Conservation Park has 24 miles of trails and over a mile of boardwalks that lead through Cypress domes. The trails range anywhere from 0.6 miles to 11 miles, with 12 different trails to choose from. Parking and public restrooms are located at the Trail Head building along with picnic tables and a covered pavilion which is available for rent. Hours of operation are dawn to dusk, 7 days a week. Be sure to bring your binoculars and cameras for bird and wildlife watching. Dogs are permitted, but must be kept on leashes. No more than 2 dogs per person. Guided Audubon bird walks, volunteer, and recreational programs for park guests are offered seasonally. Schedule special events by calling the Parks and Recreation Department (850) 233-5045
Directions: From the intersection of Panama City beach Parkway and State Road 79, travel west on Panama City Beach Parkway approximately 1.2 miles. Turn right on Griffin Blvd just past the La Quinta Inn. Proceed north to the end of Griffin Blvd. Park entrance is on the left. Follow Conservation Drive to parking lot.