Perfect for nature enthusiasts, Point Washington provides a relaxed and private lifestyle. Sprinkled around the expansive Point Washington State Forest, there are residential communities and bay front estates only minutes away from the Emerald
Coast of Northwest Florida.
Point Washington, on the north side of Highway 98, extends across the shore of the Choctawhatchee Bay from Highway 331 to Peach Creek. Just ~17 miles east of Destin and west of Panama City Beach, Point Washington provides a quiet, natural setting for families and adventurist within easy commuting distance to popular shops and restaurants. Point Washington is a bayou community with beautiful water views, oak trees shrouded with Spanish moss and a variety of historic sites.
A main feature of Historic Point Washington is Eden Gardens State Park. The park centers on the beautifully renovated, two-story Wesley house with elegant white columns and wrap-around porch. Named after a wealthy Florida timber family, the park is part of the family’s estate. The park also features many gardens and bay views.
Point Washington State Forest is 15,000 acres and features over 10 miles of trails to challenge bicyclists, hikers and nature lovers. The forest covers a large portion of South Walton and contains sand hills, basin swamps, wet flatwoods, wet prairie and cypress swamps.