Gateway Community: St. Marks

A lovely river town tucked away in the Big Bend of Northern Florida.


  • Here the Florida National Trail merges with the St. Marks Historic Railroad St. Trail and runs directly through the Town of St. Marks, making it a perfect stop for rest and resupply.
  • Map included below.


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  • Bo-Lynn’s Grocery. Stop by and visit an ever-smiling Ms. Lynn and pick up some resupply rations here. (850 Port Leon Dr.), (850) 925-6156. Open: Everyday 7:00am-8:00pm. For more information, visit their Facebook page


  • Riverside Café.  Sit back in this cabana by the river and have a slice of the homemade key-lime pie. (69 Riverside Dr.), (850) 925-5668. For more information, visit their website
  • Cooter Stew Café. Come here if you want a juicy burger and some good conversation! (856 Port Leon Dr.), (850)-925-9908. See reviews and menus on their website
  • The Shack. Coffee, smoothies, and friendly faces, stop by here if you need an energy boost, or just want to check out the cool knick-knacks.  For more information, visit their Facebook page


  • St. Marks Outfitters (721 Port Leon Dr.), (850) 510-7919. For more information on what they have to offer, visit their website


  • Double AA Laundromat. This laundromat is coin only. (630 Port Leon Dr.), (850) 925-0200. Open: Everyday  6:30am-8:00pm


  • Sweet Magnolia Inn (803 Port Leon Dr.), (850) 925-7670. To make reservations visit their website


  • Shell Island Fish Camp (440 Shell Island Rd.), (850) 925-6226. To make reservations, visit their website
  • San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park. Go fishing, hiking, or bird watching at this beautiful state park! (148 Old Fort R.), (850) 925-6216. For more information, visit their website
  • T.N.T Hideaway (6527 Coastal Hwy.), (850)-925-6412. Office hours: Everyday 9:00am-5:00pm. For more information, visit their website 

Post Office

  • United States Postal Service. ( 779 Port Leon Dr.), (800)-275-8777. Open: Monday-Friday 9:00am-1:00pm.

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