Reef Name: Park West Reef
Reef Type: Reef Balls
Location: Ft. Pickens Road
Diving Level: Open Water Diver
Diving Park West Reef
The Park West Reef is a short walk from the shore. Most of the time you will be able to walk to the four large pylons which mark the area of the reef. There is a combination of some rubble and concrete reef balls that hide a variety of small fish. This can be an interesting site as there are numerous nooks and crannies you can look in. Visibility here is usually 4′-10′ depending upon the season.
Getting to the Dive Site
Park West Reef is just before entrance to Fort Pickens on Fort Pickens Road. If you look to the bay side you should see a large parking lot with some large pylons in the water.
Marine life seen around Park West Reef
When diving the reef you will see a lot of different marine life, some of them are:
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There are many other types of marine life that are around the reef, if you want to identify the species you can look at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Saltwater identification page.