The Gulf of Mexico borders camp Helen on Powell Lake on three sides, and Lake Powell is one of Florida’s largest coastal dune lakes. 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, freshwater and saltwater fishing.
Lake Powell in Bay County, Florida, offers great vacation deals for the knowledgeable traveler. No matter what budget or level of comfort you seek in your vacation to Lake Powell, FL, there’s undoubtedly a fabulous 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.
Lake Powell is Unique
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 and 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 fishing. Anglers who have fished Powell Lake are invited to submit a fishing report to the blog of their day on the lake. Tell us when you went, what you caught, and how was your overall experience. Although close to the saltwater coast, a Florida fishing license is still required. Thanks for stopping by; good fishing.
Nearest Airport: Ft. Walton Beach Airport; Panama City Airport
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