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Gulf Islands National Seashore - Florida District

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Address: Highway 399 Rd, East and West, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
Phone Number: (850) 934-2600
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Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming, Camping
Description: This 150-mile stretch of seashore, which runs from Cat Island in...
This 150-mile stretch of seashore, which runs from Cat Island in Mississippi to Santa Rosa Island in Florida, offers sparkling blue water and many beautiful beaches along the way.
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What a gem!

A beautiful and peaceful beach! Just a short walk to the beach from where you park. A must place to see!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A beautiful and peaceful beach! Just a short walk to the beach from where you park. A must place to see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

This beach ruined Texas beaches for me. I really can't believe how blue the water was or how soft the sand was.

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Douglas, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Went here for the day with my family and we enjoyed the Beach and FT Pickens. It costs $15 to enter, but it is worth it. The $15 gets you entrance into the park for 7 days and just going to the beach with very little people made it worth $15 even for one day, not to mention going to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We RV camp at Ft. Pickens campground. We love the Pensacola area this is our second stay at this campground.Weather was beautiful, water was wonderful combination of small to mid size waves and flat glass like stillness during our week long visit. As usual the sand was soft sugar white. The fort is a great historical and learning site for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This beach is soooo beautiful. Clear emerald waters. I love this Beach and I would recommend everyone to go. You pay $15 a car load and its good for 7days. Its well worth the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A good balance of nature and accessibility. Having visited beaches in the US, Mexico, Central America, and Asia, I must say that there's still no place like the beaches of home. For the best experience, go further out on Santa Rosa Island, closer to Navarre.

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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We had the chance to drive thru the National Seashore while on a road trip. Beautiful sand and clean water! Nice quiet area with no crowds! Worth the drive for anyone in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

White sand as far as the eye can see. Natural and unspoiled. Uncrowded, such that the low speed limit (25) was just right for simulating a tram ride along the beaches. Hope it's kept that way and never developed with houses and commerce.

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Troutman, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The title says it all... We visited in June and for the most part had the beach to ourselves and few dozen others. The waters are clear and earn the name Emerald Coast. The drive through takes longer due to the 20 MPH speed limit, but it is a travesty to travel much faster anyway, slow down and enjoy the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Most beautiful white sand and water in this area. Lots of areas to walk, beautiful sand bars and sea life to see, snorkling is awesome, body surfing and boogey boarding awesome as well.

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Address: Address: Highway 399 Rd, East and West, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
Phone Number: (850) 934-2600
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola Beach

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