Swimming

Bald Point State Park

Size: 
4800 acres

Location

Bald Point State Park
146 Box Cut Road
Alligator Point, FL 32346
United States
Phone: (850) 349-9146
29° 55' 4.9548" N, 84° 20' 41.2368" W

Bald Point State Park is located on the Gulf Coast of Florida in Franklin County. The park is located on Alligator Point, where Apalachee Bay meets Ochlockonee Bay. There is a range of terrain, including pine stands, oak forest and coastal marshes, that supports rich biodiversity.

The park is home to more than 360 plant species and 230 species of animals, including bobcat and bald eagles.

Malibu Creek State Park

Size: 
7000 acres

Location

Malibu Creek State Park
1925 Las Virgenes Rd
Calabasas, CA 91302
United States
Phone: (818) 880-0367
34° 6' 6.678" N, 118° 42' 41.022" W

Malibu Creek State Park is located in the Santa Monica Mountains in Southern California. The land was formerly owned by 20th Century Fox Studios and was used to film a number of movies and television shows, including Love Me Tender, Planet of the Apes, Daniel Boone and M*A*S*H. Prior to being owned by 20th Century Fox, the land was the Crags Country Club which offered wealthy members hunting, fishing, tennis and other recreation. The land was acquired by the state in 1974 to be converted into a park, however filming has continued on the land.

Goose Creek State Park

Size: 
1327 acres

Location

Goose Creek State Park
2190 Camp Leach Road
Washington, NC 27889
United States
Phone: (252) 923-2191
35° 33' 37.5804" N, 77° 2' 4.524" W

Goose Creek State Park is located in Washington, North Carolina and protects coastal plain near Pamlico Sound.

Goose Creek State Park is open year round and offers plenty of opportunities for family outdoor recreation. Families can enjoy fishing for bluegill, yellow and white perch and largemouth bass. Motorboats, sailboats and paddle boats are allowed on the waters and a boat ramp at Dinah's Landing provides access.

Blue Knob State Park

Size: 
6128 acres

Location

Blue Knob State Park
124 Park Road
Imler, PA 16655
United States
Phone: (814) 276-3576
40° 17' 20.9724" N, 78° 35' 22.3188" W

Located in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, Blue Knob State Park provides a scenic destination within 25 miles of Altoona, Bedford and Johnstown. The park is named for Blue Knob, the second-highest peak within Pennsylvania. The park's elevation is higher than the surrounding area and snowfalls average 12 feet annually.

Jekyll Island

Size: 
5700 acres

Location

Jekyll Island
214 Stable Road
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
United States
Phone: (877) 453 - 5955
31° 3' 38.142" N, 81° 25' 12.9684" W

Jekyll Island is a barrier island on Georgia's coast that is located midway between Savannah and Jacksonville, Florida. The island is owned by state of Georgia and operated by the Jekyll Island Authority. Development is limited to 35 percent of the island, preserving most of it as native ecosystem.

Hearthstone Point Campground

Location

Hearthstone Point Campground
3298 Lake Shore Drive
Lake George, NY 12845
United States
Phone: (518) 668-5193
43° 27' 25.4844" N, 73° 41' 39.6312" W

Hearthstone Point Campground is part of New York's Adirondack Park and is located on the shores of Lake George two miles north of the Village of Lake George.

Camping is the primary activity at Hearthstone Point and families can stay at one of the 251 tent and trailer sites. The campground features flush toilets, hot showers, recycling center and trailer dump station. Properly licensed and leashed pets are permitted.

Rogers Rock Campground & Day Use Area

Location

Rogers Rock Campground & Day Use Area
9894 Lake Shore Drive
Hague, NY 12836
United States
Phone: (518) 585-6746
43° 47' 19.6728" N, 73° 29' 19.0248" W

Rogers Rock Campground & Day Use Area is part of New York's Adirondack Park and is located along the northwestern bank of Lake George. A major feature of the area is Rogers Rock, named after an English colonial fighter named Robert Rogers, who served in the French and Indian War. Rogers climbed the rock to evade Indians who were pursuing him and there are various legends regarding the specifics of his escape.

Reid State Park

Size: 
610 acres

Location

Reid State Park
375 Seguinland Road
Georgetown, ME 04548
United States
Phone: (207) 371-2303
43° 47' 35.6568" N, 69° 43' 10.8084" W

Reid State Park is located on Georgetown Island in Sagadahoc County, Maine. The island is located on the Atlantic coast in southern Maine. The was created in 1946 when Walter E. Reid donated the land to the State of Maine and represents Maine's first state-owned saltwater beach.

Reid State Park contains several wide sandy beaches, which are uncommon on the Maine coastline. Families can enjoy swimming and fishing in the waters or a hike on one of the trails. There is a picnic area and food service available.

Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park

Size: 
342 acres

Location

Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park
2 Barefoot Beach Boulevard
Bonita Springs, FL 34134
United States
Phone: (239) 591-8596
26° 19' 6.852" N, 81° 50' 24.4932" W

Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park is located on a barrier island in Southwest Florida's Gulf Coast and is part of the Collier County park system. The park features 8200 feet of beach on the Gulf of Mexico that is popular for swimming and fishing. Little Hickory Bay and Wiggins Pass are other major water features within the preserve.

Hungry Mother State Park

Size: 
2435 acres

Location

Hungry Mother State Park
2854 Park Blvd
Marion, VA 24354
United States
Phone: (276) 781-7400
36° 52' 57.2196" N, 81° 32' 1.9212" W

Hungry Mother State Park is located in southwestern Virginia in the town of Marion. The park was one of the first constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and opened in 1936.