Nestled on Okaloosa Island near the Gulf Islands National Seashore, John C. Beasley Park is a picturesque setting where you and your guests can enjoy one of the best beaches in the Fort Walton Beach area. Find out more information about John C. Beasley Park and what makes it such a great place to visit during your vacation by reading on below!
A Scenic Beach Park on Okaloosa Island at John C. Beasley Park
John C. Beasley Park is well-known for its expansive beach, its pleasant and less-crowded atmosphere, and its ample options for outdoor recreation on the sand. Here, locals and visitors alike enjoy a laid-back beach ambiance as they swim, fish, watch birds and dolphins, go boating, picnic at one of the 12 tables onsite, or even just stroll along the sands and tall dunes.
John C. Beasley Park is also a great destination for its wheelchair accessibility and beach wheelchairs onsite, making sure that all visitors are given the chance to experience the breathtaking beauty of the beach park’s sugar-white sands, clear turquoise waters, and sweeping, unfettered panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico uninterrupted by commercial development or crowds of partying beachgoers—a rarity for any modern day beach park.
Another great thing about visiting John C. Beasley Park is that unlike many beach areas, this park has a plethora of parking spaces where you and your guests can park for free, making your beachgoing experience easy and hassle free. The park also has convenient restrooms with changing rooms and foot washing stations, as well as a lifeguard on duty for swimming safety.
Similar to many parks, however, John C. Beasley Park is open from dawn until dusk. The park is renowned for its sunset views and idyllic natural beauty, making it the site of many weddings.
John C. Beasley Park is located at 1550 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548. For more details, you can call (850) 689-5790 or speak with one of our representatives at Fort Walton Beach.
Make the Most of Your Surroundings
While time at scenic John C. Beasley Park is sure to be an inspiring moment during your Fort Walton Beach getaway, a day trip this way comes with the added benefit of keeping you close to nearby attractions to see and explore! Fort Walton Beach has a way of offering up much in the way of excitement and the options are many when it comes to creating customized adventures in this area! Combine your beach day at John C. Beasley Park with other options for fun by expanding your itinerary and adding these intriguing and nearby extra stops to your list.
Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier
Conveniently located nearby at 1030 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier is the ideal destination for those looking to enjoy a stroll complete with scenic water views. It’s also a great place to keep in mind for those anglers that are excited to spend the early morning hours casting a line and waiting for the next big bite. While the afternoon hours see the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier more popular with visitors, the early hours of the day promise a moment of tranquility nestled between the sand, sea, and sky. This particular pier is also popular with bird watchers year-round keeping their eyes peeled for both local and migratory species.
Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone
For some family-friendly fun that’s sure to please all ages and interests, head over to Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone and get ready to get excited! Located at 1306 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone is a place well-loved by kids and adults alike that features everything from mini-golf and an indoor arcade to a thrilling roller coaster and eye-catching prehistoric interior décor that’s sure to delight! Open between 10:00 am and 9:00 pm daily, this destination is one where it’s easier to stay longer than you planned.
When your day of Fort Walton Beach fun has left you with an appetite to deal with, make it a savory solution by heading over to the Crab Trap. Located at 1450 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, the Crab Trap is a popular destination amongst locals and visitors known for its wonderful assortment of fresh-caught seafood on the menu as well as its spacious outdoor dining with inspiring Gulf views. Open from 11:00 am until 10:00 pm, the Crab Trap is a great option for lunch or dinner selections and is known for its welcoming and fun ambiance that brings visitors back time and again.
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Does visiting John C. Beasley Park sound like a blast? Then call or email us to discuss booking your stay in one of our incredible vacation rental properties today and take advantage of all this and more! We offer a vast selection of properties, including rentals for the 4th of July and Labor Day.