Econfina River State Park, also simply called the Econfina River, is a stunning park where you can catch views of river wildlife and ecosystems specific to this Florida area. The park has over ten miles of trails to discover with your furry friend. The Econfina River itself flows into the Gulf of Mexico.
Some activities at the Econfina River State Park include bicycling, picnicking, bird watching, boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, equestrian trails, and hiking trails. Whatever activity you choose to try, be sure to wear your bug spray while visiting this woodsy park.
If you're feeling hungry, you and your friends can have lunch at a picnic shelter or area and bring your furry friend, too. There is one pavilion at the Econfina River State Park, and it is on a first come, first serve basis, and there is one ADA accessible picnic table at the pavilion. There is also a smaller picnic shelter with two picnic tables.
You can put Fluffy on a leash no longer than six feet and explore the park. Please pay attention to postings for where dogs can and cannot go with you. Dogs are not allowed inside buildings, playgrounds, concessions/stores, beaches, bathing areas, or anywhere it is posted.
Your dog must be well-behaved and respond to your call while visiting the Econfina River State Park. Your four-legged friend cannot be aggressive and should be up to date on vaccinations. In addition, you cannot leave your dog unattended and discourage any barking or digging.
The hiking trails include the Econfina River Trail, which is almost 15 miles and is for both hikers and horses. When you're hiking at the Econfina River State Park, don't forget to bring plastic poop bags for your dog. You should clean up after your pooch immediately and carry it until you find a garbage pail.
If you're interested in learning more about the Econfina River State Park, you can reserve a tour guide to interpret the nature and wildlife around you. The tour guide needs to be booked two weeks in advance, and you should let him know your four-legged friend will be tagging along, too.