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Great shells!

We discovered this quiet beach thanks to a local. We were not disappointed. We found many shells... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Marilyn F
via mobile
Unspoiled Gulf Beach with Baby Powder Soft White Sand

We parked at the canal marina and walked west on the beach. Off in the distance we could see the... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Newark, Delaware
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“dirt road”(2 reviews)
“sand dollars”(2 reviews)
“cars”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came out to this beach area hoping to find some shells. Saw nothing different than what we had on the Cape. Beautiful beach, but we had the same thing at the Cape as well. Maybe not in the right place for the shells mentioned in...More

3  Thank Jen14641660
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We discovered this quiet beach thanks to a local. We were not disappointed. We found many shells and sand dollars, and had the beach pretty much to ourselves for most of the morning. The only reason that I didn’t give 5 stars was because of...More

1  Thank Marilyn F
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Staying in pcb I read the review for crooked island beach and made the hr drive. It's down a long bumpy gravel rd. There were 2 port a potties, one with a broken door. At 11 am there was 30 cars there. There were tons...More

6  Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We parked at the canal marina and walked west on the beach. Off in the distance we could see the Crooked Island Beach parking lot was full of cars with about 25 people on the beach. However, on our walk we didn’t cross paths with...More

3  Thank bluetang20
Reviewed 14 January 2018

One of my clients mentioned this secluded spot away from the hustle and bustle of Panama City Beach so we decided to make the 45 minute or so drive to go have a look. The dirt road after the air force base was easy to...More

15  Thank fanasfreaks
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Crooked Island offer shelling, kayaking, snorkling, fishing and swimming away from the crowds. Weekends are a little busy, but not as busy as Shell Island.

Thank James G
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This place was a good location for our picnic. We had a good time and there wasn't a ton of people there. We don't have white sand where we visit the beach in TX so this was a super cool experience. The water was warm...More

2  Thank Stefanie G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

About a half mile west of Mexico Beach city limits is a dirt road that take you to a small parking lot with a board walk through the dunes to a beautiful beach. The Dune area is a sensitive wildlife area so stay on the...More

8  Thank Ge0rgiaPil0t
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This place is tricky to find and it makes it worth it if you ask me. Not a lot of people, mostly locals. Be prepared to have some lunch and drinks with you because once your here you will not want to leave for a...More

4  Thank moondrop79
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Don't really want to let you know about this wonderful place! But someone shared with me so I will pass along. This is a hidden gem. Not crowded at all. Just outside the Tyndall Air Force Base. Be careful to not miss the street sign....More

18  Thank 1358rebecca
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leslie s
4 April 2018|
Response from fanasfreaks | Reviewed this property |
The left hand turn onto the dirt road is open to the public. The road is public but the property to the sides is not. The road will end at a gravel parking lot 100 yards from the beach.
Mia V
1 March 2018|
Response from moondrop79 | Reviewed this property |
There is signage posted that says no pets allowed.
15 August 2017|
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Response from Stevie D |
Yes, a permit is required. This is a military installation.