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Gulf Islands National Seashore - Florida District

Highway 399 Rd, East and West, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
(850) 934-2600
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Type: Beaches
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming, Camping
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Navarre, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Clean safe fun and always a parking spot! You can access the bay and canoe, kayak or stroll along the waters edge finding shells, crabs or other interesting finds. You can also camp on the edge of the nature beach. Hidden Gem.

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Winchester, Tennessee
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62 reviews 62 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

This was the prettiest beach area we have experienced. The drive along the white sand and emerald waters is truly stunning. Plenty of room, beaches not crowded, it's a must see. The eight dollar entrance fee is per car and good for a week so you can come and go as often as you want. Nature at it's best.

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

For beach-goers it's peaceful, not crowded. Untouched nature, too! Got to visit Ft Pickens while we were there. Cool!

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Indianapolis, IN
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Unspoiled beaches. Bathrooms cleaner than most places. Room to spread out and relax. Don't miss this place!

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The whitest sand ever and what a beautiful, unspoiled beach! Lots of sea shells and not many people in October. Weather is still warm and the water warm and inviting.

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Foxworth, Mississippi
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149 reviews 149 reviews
58 attraction reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is a very nice place to visit. Not overly crowded and nicely cared for. There is an entrance fee for this section but it is good for 7 days. There are several camping areas that are clean and fully loaded. The bathrooms are also clean. The views and fort make this a top of the list to visit while... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great beach, the clearest water I've seen in Florida! the sand going down to the water was a little steep and my elderly parents had a difficult time getting in and out of the water, but overall it was well worth the drive past Navarre Beach to get here.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I camped with family one night in Loop E at the Fort Pickens Campground and then for five days by myself in Loop A. Loved every bit of being so close to the beach! I made sure to grab a campsite with a tree to give a little shade for my tent, which was nice. Also, the showers are hot... More

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Navarre, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

When you first come into the park it does not look like much, however, what lies behind the building will make up for it. I took my 8 yo daughter and she loved walking on the trails and see the wildlife. We also walked along the waters edge and saw hermit crabs walking about. There are some great photo opportunities.

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Mancos, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This beautiful National Seashore is located on a barrier island near Pensacola, FL. You have to cross a couple of bridges to get out on the island but it is worth it! The islands provides a pristine look at what the beaches in the area looked like before all the condominiums were built. Make sure and visit Fort Pickens which... More

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