St. George Island State Park sits at the edge of Apalachicola Bay, a barrier island separating the brackish water of the estuary from the salty Gulf of Mexico.
As I drove through the entrance gates, life seemed to erupt everywhere I looked. Beginning on the Gulf of Mexico beach, I followed dozens of shorebirds as they ran ahead of my sandy steps. Green waves rolled in, driven forward by the same breezes that ruffled the tops of the sea oats growing atop the dunes.
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