Parks & Recreation Department

The City of Apalachicola has a variety of recreational amenities including parks, boat ramps and two community centers that host a variety of local events and activities year round. In addition to physical amenities, the City works with a number of civic and non-profit groups that provide recreational opportunities in the City.


Parks. Click here to learn more.

Boat Ramps.
Abercrombie Boat Ramp, Pine Log Road
Seafood Landing Park, 628 West Highway 98
Mill Pond on Scipio Creek, Market Street
Battery Park Marina, Bay Avenue

Scipio Creek Marina, 301 Market Street, 850-653-8030,
Dry boat storage, pump-out station, ship store, lighted wet slips, shower facilities.

Water Street Hotel & Marina, 329 Water Street, 850-653-3700. Marine supplies & ice, boat cleaning, dedicated showers & bathrooms, pool access, on-site parking.

Apalachicola Marina, Inc., 119 Water Street. 850-653-9521
The docks at Apalachicola Marina can accommodate large vessels and features a ship store, ice, non-ethanol fuel and diesel.

Apalachicola Boat Slips and Ramp, 317 Water Street. 850-653-6279 Accommodates vessels up to 45 feet, pump-out station, boat launch ramp, showers, laundry facility.

Battery Park Marina, 1 Bay Avenue. 850-653-9319.
Features multiple concrete launch ramps with wooden docks, wet slips, fishing pier.

Community Centers/City-owned public venues
Battery Park Community Center. Located at the foot of the Gorrie Bridge, this building hosts meetings, events and activities. Contact City Hall for booking information. 850-653-9319.

Historic Holy Family Center. 203 Dr. Frederick Humphries Street This building is the site of a former Catholic church and school now renovated into a multifaceted senior center and cultural hub. The Holy Family Center was an integral part of the Hillside community dating back to 1920. 850/653-1526

Center for History, Culture & Art, 86 Water Street. The Center is dedicated to arts education and enrichment. Located in an 1830’s brick warehouse overlooking the Apalachicola River, the City-owned center offers workshops, classes and exhibits year-round. 850/272-5224

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