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Otter Lake Recreation Area - Panacea Unit - St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge

Access for All
Accessible Parking
Beaches
Biking
Birding
Boat Tours
Camping
Concessions
Entrance Fee
Fishing
Hiking, Walking
Historic Site
Interpretive Exhibit
Lodge
Museum
Paddling
Paddling Ramp
Pavilion
Picnic
Playground
Restrooms
Shower
Swimming
Tours
Water Fountain
Wildlife Viewing
  • Entrance to Otter Lake Recreational Area
  • Otter Lake and cypress trees at Otter Lake Recreational Area

Otter Lake Road,

Panacea, FL  32346

 

850-925-6121

 

fws.gov/refuge/st_marks

 

Access for All
Accessible Parking
Birding
Pavilion
Picnic
Restrooms

Great Florida Birding Trail
Drive the route, watching for birds along the shore and the picnic area.

Birding and picnicking, Restrooms

Otter Lake Recreation Area - Panacea Unit, St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge

1 hr.
Packed dirt surface to tables, some roots; accessible tables on concrete pads with grills, restroom located few hundred yards from tables  “Peaceful, scenic spot on beautiful Otter Lake”

Great Florida Birding Trail
Drive the route, watching for birds along the shore and the picnic area.

Comments:
“Hidden Gem in the middle of Panacea”
“Worth the drive for the view”

Entrance to Otter Lake Recreational Area
Lakeside picnic pavilion at Otter Lake Recreational Area
Otter Lake and the cypress trees at Otter Lake Recreational Area

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