John David Patton Wildlife Park
Amenities include nature trails, educational signage, picnic facilities and restrooms. This park offers birders and nature enthusiasts a perfect place to relax and watch for the native gopher tortoises and other wildlife that inhabit the area.
History: Named in honor of John David Patton, Carrabelle Police Department. End of Watch: Saturday, July 9, 1977. Police Officer John Patton was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call as he stepped out of his patrol car when he arrived at the scene. He was survived by his wife and two children.
Categories: Day Trips