DeFuniak Springs, Florida

DeFuniak Springs, Florida emerged in the 1880s as a railroad stop, and is located in Walton County between Pensacola and Tallahassee. This town reflects a look of Old Florida, with many historical buildings and landmarks. It has the oldest library in Florida still serving the public, the retro Hotel DeFuniak, the Chautauqua Winery, and a lovely collection of Victorian homes that encircle the nearly symmetrical spring-fed Lake DeFuniak – one of only two such naturally circular bodies of water in the world. (Switzerland has the other one.)

Enjoy historical Florida and the local conveniences to Twin Lakes Camp Resort - the Campground and RV Park your family will enjoy.

Area Things To DoBeach Access Parking

  • * The Beach! Enjoy the beauty of the Emerald Coast...
    There is a public parking area and public beach access 37 miles from Twin Lakes Campground.  At the end of CR 393.
    Take Hwy 331 south to Hwy 98, go right 3 miles and left on Hwy 393, Go to the end, to parking area.

  • * Biking Tours of 30A - A beautiful, scenic ride through beach communities. Bring your own bike or rentals are available throughout the area. Also a great drive to discover shopping, dining, and sight seeing.
    Twin Lakes Campground Biking Trails nearby

  • * Morrison Springs Park - Approximately 30 minutes from Twin Lakes Campground, Morrison Springs offers deep, clear water making it a very popular spot for scuba diving and swimming. It is part of a county park set in the floodplain of the Choctawhatchee River. Great for Swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, photography, nature walk/boardwalk, birding and there is no entrance fee.
    From Interstate 10, take Exit 96 onto Highway 81 South. Go about 6 miles. Turn left onto Highway 181-A. Drive for 1.5 miles, turn right onto Morrison Springs Road, and follow the road to its end.
    Morrison Springs near Twin Lakes Campground DeFuniak Springs, Fl

  • Local Conveniences

    • * Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store
    • * Ed's Diner

    Historical DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    DeFuniak Springs Florida Library

    DeFuniak Springs Library

    The oldest, still functioning library in Florida. One of many Historical Landmarks.
    Twin Lakes Campground

    The Steeple

    One of many old, historical churches in the area.
    Victorian houses in DeFuniak Springs, Florida

    Victorian Homes

    Victorian houses throughout DeFuniak Springs, and around the lake. Many are restored and are a main attraction to the area.
    DeFuniak Springs Florida train stop

    DeFuniak Springs' Caboose

    Built as a train stop town in the 1800's. DeFuniak Springs caboose can be seen downtown.

    Walton County Heritage Museum - Located in the olden day L&N Train Depot in Defuniak Springs, Florida, Walton County Heritage Museum celebrates the community's history. A great place to enjoy the past.