Panama City Beach Conservation Park
Get out there! Go for a walk or a bike ride!
What is really cool about the Panama City Beach Conservation Park besides, the walking and biking paths, is the fact that it is really innovative in that its purpose is to recycle the city’s waste water. The waste water treatment facility has the capacity to pump up to 14 million gallons of water daily through an elaborate piping system in the wetlands in the conservation park.
The city of Panama City Beach is putting it’s best foot forward with this park by helping to protect the West Bay Ecosystem. By creating a beneficial use of the city of Panama City Beach’s treated waste water they are essentially reclaiming water. Beneficial use of the treated waster to re-hydrate the wetlands in this way in conjunction with the park’s forestry management practices should lead to ecosystem restoration and habitat improvement for the park’s 3,000 acres.
The Panama City Beach Conservation Park’s location is a bit of a mystery to many folks. To find it follow these directions.
100 Conservation Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32413.
From the intersection of Panama City Beach Parkway (Back Beach Rd.) and State Road 79, travel west on Panama City Beach Parkway approx. 1.2 miles. Turn right (north) at the La Quinta Inn motel on to Griffin Blvd. Proceed north to the end of Griffin Blvd. Park entrance on left. Follow Conservation Drive to parking lot.
Go give this place a visit! Its usually peaceful.
Thanks and have a GREAT day!
Mike and Vivian Foate