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Activities Near Ward Creek

Ward Creek is surrounded by plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation such as Frank Brown Park and the Aquatic Center, Regional Sports complex, golf courses and opportunities for boating and fishing.

Enjoy a vacation-like lifestyle every day as Ward Creek is situated in the beautiful Panama City Beach, known for its sugar white sandy beaches along the gulf of Mexico.

Fishing and Boating

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Fishing in this area of Florida is outstanding and bountiful because of the diverse ecosystem. Enjoy surf fishing, deep-sea fishing, freshwater fishing, snorkeling, swimming, scalloping, boating, skiing, sailing and eco-tours. The 14,366-acre Alligator Harbor Aquatic Preserve acts as a nursery for the Gulf Coast. 

To see a list of fishing guides in the area, please visit the Coastal Conservation Association of Florida. Nearby Boat Landings and Marinas:

Apalachicola National Forest (approx 31 miles)
Ochlockonee River State Park ( approx 8 miles)
The Moorings of Carrabelle (approx 11 miles)
St. George Island State Park (approx 39 miles)
Tate's Hell State Forest (approx 25 miles)

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Frank Brown Park

Area Activities

Open year-round, Frank Brown Park features more than two-hundred acres dedicated to outdoor recreation facilities including: baseball, football and soccer fields, playgrounds, tennis courts, outdoor basketball courts, shuffle-board courts, an aquatic center, picnic areas, a saltwater fishing pier, freshwater youth fishing lake, and 1.5 miles of greenways and trails. Frank Brown Park is approximately 1 mile from Breakfast Point approximately 7 miles to the Wild Heron Community, and approximately 11 miles to RiverCamps on Crooked Creek.


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 Pier Park® is the premier shopping destination in Panama City Beach and surrounding areas. It features upscale, open-air shopping, dining and entertainment, including national brands as well as unique and locally owned shops. Silver Sands, the nation's largest designer outlet center with over 100 designer name stores is approximately 40 miles to the west toward Destin.

The Beach

Area Activities

Stroll down silky white sand, collecting sea shells as you go, or take a swim in the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Whatever you decide to do, the beautiful beaches of the Emerald Coast are less than two miles from the Breakfast Point community, approximately 11 miles from the RiverCamps community, and approximately 2 miles from the Wild Heron community . The Emerald Coast offers 80 miles of pristine white-sand beaches stretching along the Gulf of Mexico. This sand is made up of pure Appalachian quartz and reflects the sunlight through the surf, giving the water its beautiful emerald-green color.