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Here is a list of 30A beach access locations from east to west:

Walton County’s beaches along Scenic Highway 30A offer 50 public beach accesses along the 26 miles of Scenic Hwy 30A. 

Regional Beach Access – Includes parking, restrooms, showers, bike racks and several are ADA accessible. Each regional beach access point also has a flag indicating current surf conditions. Lifeguards are on duty from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., seven days a week from March 1 to Sept. 30.

Neighborhood Beach Access – Neighborhood beach access is primarily for walk-up traffic. Many of these also have flags indicating current surf conditions.

Interactive 30A Beach Access Map

Regional Beach Access With Lifeguards

Inlet Beach Access
438 S Orange St Center
Inlet Beach, FL 32461

Located 3/4 mile east of the intersection of U.S. Highway 98 and Scenic Hwy. 30A, turn south on Orange Street

- Lifeguards
- Portable restrooms
- Parking - 50 spaces
- ADA compatible 

Santa Clara 
3468 E Scenic Hwy 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

• Lifeguards
• Restrooms
• Parking - 30 spaces
• ADA compatible 

Van Ness Butler, Jr. Access
1931 E Scenic Hwy 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Located between Seaside and WaterColor on Scenic Hwy. 30A

• Lifeguards
• Restrooms
• ADA compatible 
• Ample parking (100 spaces) - lot on the north side of Scenic Hwy. 30A

Grayton Beach

Located at the end of Garfield Street.

• Lifeguards
• ADA compatible 
• Limited parking

Blue Mountain Beach
2365 S Scenic Hwy 83
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

• Lifeguards
• Restrooms
• Parking - 20 spaces
• ADA compatible 

Gulf View Heights
186 Gulfview Heights St
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Located 1/2 mile east of intersection County Roads 393 and Scenic Hwy. 30A, turn south on Gulfview Heights Street

• Lifeguards
• Restrooms
• Parking - 22 spaces
• Picnic pavilion

Ed Walline Access
4447 W Scenic Hwy 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Located at the intersection of 393 and Scenic Hwy. 30A

• Lifeguards
• Restrooms
• Parking - 39 spaces
• ADA compatible 
• Picnic pavilion

Dune Allen/FT. Panic Access
5753 W Scenic Hwy 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Located west of County Road 393 on Scenic Hwy. 30A

• Lifeguards

• Restrooms
• Parking - 27 spaces
• ADA compatible 
• Picnic pavilion

Dune Allen
5999 W Scenic Hwy 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

• Lifeguards
• Restrooms
• Parking 
• ADA compatible 

Public Beach Rules

  • Leave No Trace– all items left on the beach overnight will be discarded to help maintain our pristine beaches and provide a safe environment for our South Walton Sea Turtles.
  • Vehicles require a permit to drive onto the beach, and are only allowed to drive on the beach at Grayton Beach. Permits can be applied for through the Walton County Board of County Commissioners lottery system.
  • Dog Permits are required for dogs on the beach, and are only available to residents of Walton County and/or property owners in Walton County. Those permits can also be purchased through the BCC. Permits are issued year round and expire on August 1st of each year.
  • Glass containers are prohibited on the beach.
  • Stay off the dunes.
  • Removal of sand, water and vegetation is strictly prohibited.
  • Two 15’ corridors are reserved for emergency vehicles; one extending 15’ from the dune toward the water, and the other extending 15’ from the water’s edge upland.
  • Amplified sound (audio device, speakers, radio, musical instrument, etc.) which can be heard by a person using normal hearing faculties at a distance of 100 feet from the source of the sound is not permitted.
  • Tents must be 10’ x 10’ or smaller and are to be set up only on the top 1/3 of the available beach space, still allowing for a 15’ distance from the dunes for emergency vehicles.
  • Charcoal grills are not allowed on the beach, all grilling must be done on Propane grills measuring at 225 square inches (approximately 12”x18” rectangular or 16” in diameter for circular grills) or smaller.
  • Bonfire permits can be applied for through the South Walton Fire District, Monday through Friday from 8 until 4. All bonfires must be put out and cleaned up by 1 AM and remnants must not be placed in the TDC trash containers. For in depth permit requirements visit South Walton Fire District’s website at www.swfd.org/beach-safety/beach-bonfires.