Panacea Community

Description

Panacea is a long-time commercial fishing village and a designated Waterfronts Florida community. Panacea is steeped in maritime history, from the early days of catching huge runs of Mullet by hand-drawn seine nets to later oystering, shrimping, and crabbing. Panacea has unique shops, grocery store, gas stations, post office, lodging, seafood restaurants, a marina, marine supplies, fishing guides, RV camping, and several retail seafood houses offering the freshest local seafood. Woolley Park, a public waterfront park in Panacea, has a children's playground, walking trail, fishing pier, and picnic tables. Each May, the park is the site of the Annual Blue Crab Festival, where children of all ages can enter the "Mullet Toss" and/or the Crab Pickin' Contest. Be sure to visit Gulf Specimen Aquarium and Marine Lab, a 25,000-gallon marine aquarium. A fun experience for the whole family with open touch tanks providing visitors a close look at the enormous diversity of Big Bend sea life.

Address

Coastal Highway
Panacea, FL 32346

Lat/Long

30.03396600, -84.38766000
Visit Website
850-984-3966

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