Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park

Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park – Niceville, Florida (Part Two) – February 7 – 21, 2023

In 1940 the U.S. Forestry Service surrendered an 800 square-mile area of Florida Gulf Coast shoreline covered in pine trees to the War Department. The area in a largely uninhabited section of the Florida panhandle became a major site for gunnery and bombing practice by nearby Eglin Air Force base during World War II. As […]

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Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park – Niceville, Florida (Part One) – February 7 – 21, 2023

On Tuesday, February 7, 2023 we left Three Rivers State Park in Sneads, Florida and drove the relatively short distance of less than 2 hours to the Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park in Niceville, Florida. I think I’ve mentioned before that this year we are taking our time leaving The Sunshine State and the

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