Places to launch your boat for scalloping season in Port St Joe



Highland View Boat Ramp

(Tapper Bridge Boat Ramp)

Northwest end of the Tapper Bridge on Hwy 98

Port St Joe, Fl 32456

GPS: N 29 49.944 W 85 18.786

No Fee

Single lane concrete ramp on the canal with access to St Joe Bay. L shaped boarding dock, parking for 40+ vehicles with trailers under bridge. Bathroom and trash cans.

Frank Pate City Park Boat Ramp

(Port St Joe City Boat Ramp)

8899 Cape San Blas Road End of 5th Street (Cecil C. Costin State Route)

Port St Joe, FL 32456

N 29 48.677 W 085 18.314

No Fee

Boat Ramp: Two wide concrete boat ramps with boarding docks. Excellent facility. Parking for 15-20 vehicles with trailers.

Presnell Boat Ramp

2115 CR-30 (Simmonds Bayou)

Port St Joe, Fl 32456


N 29 44.876 W 085 18.217

Fee: $ 6.00

Concrete single lane boat ramp just off St Joe Bay. Located in the Presnell RV Resort. Call for use as it is crowded in scallop season (July-Sep). Parking available in park.


St Joseph State Park Boat Ramp
St Joseph Penisula State Park Boat Ramp
8899 Cape San Blas Road
Port St Joe, FL 32456 850-227-1327

N 29 45.932 W 085 24.147

Fee: $ 6.00 park entry fee $ 6.00 boat launch fee

Wide single lane concrete boat ramp on St Joe bay,within the St Joseph Penisula State Park. No designated boat trailer parking but parking for 25+ vehicles with trailers is available.