Camp Helen on Powell Lake is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico on three sides, and Lake Powell one of the largest coastal dune lakes in Florida. Prehistoric middens and mounds indicate that humans inhabited the area more than 4,000 years ago. From 1945 until 1987 Camp Helen was a company resort for the employees of an Alabama textile mill. Some of those buildings have now been restored. The 180-acre park is for day use only. Activities include swimming, beachcombing, nature study, hiking, and both freshwater and saltwater fishing.
Lake Powell in Bay County Florida offers great vacations deals for the knowledgeable traveler. No matter what budget or level of comfort you seek in your vacation to Lake Powell, FL, there’s surely a great local location awaiting you to meet your needs. Browse the Lake Powell map below for information on Lake Powell fishing, boat ramps, Lake Powell cabins, condos, bed & breakfast inns, luxury suites, corporate apartments, and vacation packages.
A rambling 734-acre preserve along the shores of Lake Powell forms a unique coastal habitat enjoyable for all families. Anchored by the private, member clubs, golf course, Wild Heron is located 30 miles east of Destin, FL, and 25 miles west of Panama City, and features numerous world-class amenities including a members-only Beach Club set on the white sandy shores of the famed Emerald Coast.
Powell Lake can be found on the Seminole Hills USGS quad topo map. Powell Lake is a lake in Bay County, Florida. The latitude and longitude coordinates for this lake are 30.2719, -85.9774 and the altitude is 0 feet (0 meters).
Anyone interested in fishing Powell Lake should consult the BASSonline fishing guide staff and other resources before heading out to fish. Anglers who have fished Powell Lake are invited to submit a fishing report to blog of their day on the lake. Tell us when you went, what you caught, how was your overall experience. Thanks for stopping by, good fishing.
Nearest Airport: Ft. Walton Beach Airport; Panama City Airport
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