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Big Lagoon State Park

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Address: Perdido Key, FL
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+1 850-492-1595
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The park offers many activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

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Peaceful camping

We camped here for four days last March in a tent.The campsites were spacious with a fair amount of privacy. Everything was quiet and peaceful at night.Campsites have a fire pit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diana O
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36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped here for four days last March in a tent.The campsites were spacious with a fair amount of privacy. Everything was quiet and peaceful at night.Campsites have a fire pit as well as water and electrical hookups. Bathrooms were clean.Park has trails to enjoy.Park staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank Diana O
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to see what this section of the Gulf Coast looked like before development, this is the place. Nice boardwalk hikes (gator protection) to Long Pond and along Intercoastal, including a nice observation tower at East Beach.

Thank Jim P
Venice, Florida
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last October we did a family camping trip to Big Lagoon. We had two campsites with water and electricity. We enjoyed hiking, canoeing, and having a family campfire. We were there for 5 days and loved the area and cleanliness of the campground. The bathrooms were very nice and convenient.

Thank drdavepatten
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57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spending the week on Perdido Key and I wanted to do some geocaching. The map pointed me to Big Lagoon State Park so we went. We had so much fun! The water was warm and the wind wasn't as fierce here as it has been this week during our vacation. We enjoyed watching the hermit crabs and crabs wander around... More 

Thank Sheepish02
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

didn't get to explore it much, but it is not overrun with people, which I appreciate. Friends camped there and there were plenty of kids to play with.

Thank Michelle A
Kokomo, IN
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150 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just looking for somewhere to have a picnic, take a walk and maybe play on the beach. I think it is possible that we didn't see all this park had to offer, but it seemed like it might be set up for camping and not the casual day visitor. Picnic area offered nothing special and we didn't see... More 

Thank GottaSeeItAll
Huntsville, Alabama
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have camped here several times and always enjoy ourselves. This visit the campground was completely booked but is so quiet and peaceful. Many walking trails and lagoon views. A very short drive to the Gulf Islands National Seashore which is spectacular.

Thank frogsun47
Gulf Breeze, Florida
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52 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big Lagoon State Park. Located just beyond NAS Pensacola, Florida and next to Perdido Key. Reservations are recommended as there are only about 60 camp sites. The sites are good size with fire ring, barbecue and clothes lines. Water and up to 50 amp power. Dump station located at entrance/exit of designated camp site. This is an older recreation area... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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148 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Much of this park is off limits to humans. I understand that the dunes need to be protected, but the park is also on the canal/river on the north side of the road. You can't go there.

Thank Vickys-Guy
Titusville, Florida, United States
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44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

We spent 5 nights in a 29 ft RV with our poodle. Love the rustic setting and easy walk to the water. We rented a car so we could see and do more. Visited Fairhope, AL and the nearby beaches. We tried several restaurants but enjoyed Sunset Grille the most. Loved the place and will come back. rangers were friendly

Thank Reva H

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