Tucked away on Okaloosa Island across the water from Fort Walton Beach, Ross Marler Park is known for its natural beauty, the variety of activities there are to enjoy here, and for having a peaceful, picturesque ambiance. Find out more details about Ross Marler Park and what makes this spot worth visiting during your time in Fort Walton Beach by reading on below!
Ross Marler Park is A Scenic Setting for Your Time in Fort Walton Beach
Ross Marler Park is located on Okaloosa Island along Choctawhatchee Bay at 1275 Santa Rosa Blvd., Okaloosa Island, FL 32548. Easily accessible by car or by tram, Ross Marler Park is well worth checking out during your time in Fort Walton Beach.
Here, you and your guests can partake in swimming, fishing, and boating within the bay. Stroll along the fishing pier and catch yourself some dinner before grilling it up and enjoying it at one of the picnic pavilions, situated within a convenient distance of the water’s edge and the free public parking lot. Walk along the beach and you’ll encounter a variety of shells. Launch your boat (rented or owned) from one of two boat ramps onsite.
Younger visitors will enjoy playing on the rubberized playground, as well as any of the all ages activities offered onsite. Ross Marler Park is known for being extremely family friendly, with pristine grounds expertly maintained and shallow waters ideal for swimming with younger children.
Within the park, there is a fantastic nature trail where you can walk and observe nature while learning about the environment of Okaloosa Island and Fort Walton Beach through the interpretive signage. See incredible animals like herons and crabs as you explore the beautiful scenery of Okaloosa Island.
To learn more about Ross Marler Park and the activities you can enjoy here, you can call (850) 689-5772 or ask one of our representatives at Breakers at Fort Walton Beach!
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