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Walk the Beach

We enjoyed our time visiting the Naval Live Oaks portion of Gulf Islands National Seashore. We... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2019
Julie K
Tucker, Georgia
Empty (narrow) beaches and a wonderful place to spend time bird watching or picnicking

- Highlights: Absolutely a must (even if you have to go on your way out to the mainland). Free... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2019
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Visitors can view wildlife and fabulous flora and fauna from one of the many nature trails in this 1,000 acres of woods.
Pensacola, FL
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

We enjoyed our time visiting the Naval Live Oaks portion of Gulf Islands National Seashore. We spent most of our time there walking on a very narrow beach, seeing some wildlife and getting back to nature. The exhibits in the visitor center, explaining the different...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 29, 2019

- Highlights: Absolutely a must (even if you have to go on your way out to the mainland). Free parking, maps, accessible to everyone, and free, beautiful beaches and birds (especially if you go early in the morning when they open). Several picnic areas and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Masque2Fer
Reviewed March 28, 2019

When the U.S. Constitution needed replacement timbers for planks and such, the Live Oak trees from this area provided the needed wood for restoration. This museum and federal park (with walking trails) is a great stop on any visit to Pensacola area. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed January 22, 2019

A great place to take a hike, and bring a picnic lunch. If you don't know the history of NAVAL LIVE OAKS, then google it! Take a hike and learn some local history! Bring your bathing suit and hop in the water to cool off....More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Sunshine65703786930
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Great hiking and walking right in the middle of Gulf Breeze. There's also a lot of interesting history here. We enjoyed our time at Naval Oaks!

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank turbotrevor
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

This has become our groups first camp out every year. We love this location. Last year we took the kids during the day to fort Pickens and this year we went to the naval aviation museum.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank micahkimler
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Nice walking trails, or bike. Tons of wildlife, saw sea hawks in nest taking fish to babies. Close to shops and beach.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank BushFamilyMO
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful nature walk, interactive displays and a very private beach area just ready to be explored!

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank luckyno39
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Nice address to walk or relax. Plenty of picnic tables and grills as well as bathrooms. Lots of blue crab, hermit crabs, fish, birds...

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ashbrooke32
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Walking trails provided to enjoy the wonderful Florida weather. The boardwalk outside of the visitor center habe you unobstructed views of the harbor. There is a beach there as well as clean restrooms.

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank USN_Seabee_Wife
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Response from Mary P | Reviewed this property |
I saw a no pets allowed sign today while visiting.