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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
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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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A Must See Incredibly Beautiful Stretch of Beach

This is an idyllic stretch of untouched sugar white sand dunes, beaches, and views of both the Gulf of Mexico and Santa Rosa Bay. There are covered picnic sites and rest room... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Dianne B
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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an idyllic stretch of untouched sugar white sand dunes, beaches, and views of both the Gulf of Mexico and Santa Rosa Bay. There are covered picnic sites and rest room facilities spaced periodically along the stretch of road which runs the entire length of the park. Even if you don't want to spend time on the beach or... More 

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DeKalb, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The area is unbelievable it is so beautiful to look at. There is almost anything you can do as far as water sports. To bad developer's are allowed to ruin the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing, peaceful, and relaxing. Secluded! I left my beach at my condo and took the 5 minute drive to spend the day at the Gulf Islands National Seashore beach. I believe I paid $15 for the full week to come and go as I pleased, which also included Fort Pickens Museum.

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Thank Debbie B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The title says it a;;. If you want beautiful, untouched beaches and natural dunes for sunbathing or long walks..this is is. pristine and quiet...a place to just enjoy.

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the way I remember the Outer Banks when I was a kid. Peaceful, beautiful and unspoiled. Very relaxing.

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Amite, Louisiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is on a strip of island in the Gulf. It consists of a road running between Gulf beaches and Sound beaches on the back side of the island. There are rather sparse-looking sand dunes along the road that bisects the park and island. There is not much to do except drive the road or park and visit the... More 

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MANISTEE
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No trip to Pensacola is complete unless you at least spend some time at the National Seashore. Plenty of places with bathrooms and shelters and walkways to the beach - - very beautiful. Spend any amount of time - - hour to a full day

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here in the winter with 3 girlfriends. We did not go out to the beach because of the windiness. We drove all along the road, because we went to Ft Pickens, then drove on the east section of the road on the way home (Tallahassee). I don't know how crowded it is in the summer, but there is... More 

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Spring Mills, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love visiting this park. Get the annual pass and visit often. Great history here. It is a great place to fish, snorkel, bike, or go for a run. Don't pass up a visit to this park.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Love the beautiful scenery! Love the white sandy beach! Clean, safe, a must visit if you're in the area.

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