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“Private”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Johnson Beach

Johnson Beach
Ranked #6 of 107 things to do in Pensacola
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Fremont, Ohio
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Private”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2013

Very relaxing and well maintained beach near condos, mom and pop restaurants. Doesn't feel "touristy".

Visited September 2012
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Missoula, Montana
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56 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Very, Very Nice”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2013

Most of the beaches in the area seem to get pretty packed, so it was nice to find this one.

The sand is white and the ocean is blue.

Lots and lots of wildlife to watch.

If you are planning to visit, I would suggest that you park as far away from the entrance as possible for a little peace and quiet. But, MAKE SURE YOU DON'T PARK PAST THE DESIGNATED ROADSIDE PARKING! Climb the broadwalk ... and start walking. It seemed like the farther out we walked, the fewer people we saw.

Loved it here.

Visited May 2013
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Pensacola, Florida, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Be careful camping here it's a trap.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2013

I was arrested for trying to camp on johnson's beach despite the federal website showing it to be a primitive campsite. There is a notorious female officer there on a huge power trip named Mellisa Taylor whom after arresting me I found has a long record of abusing power apparently weeks before my arrest she was pepper sprayed for pulling her gun on some beach goers dog.

Visited June 2012
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Pensacola, Florida
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124 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

One of my favorite beaches ever. We have the interagency pass and come here often for photography and just sitting on the beach. If you live here, get the Night Owl permit and experience the sunsets and nighttime. The boardwalk shows a part of the beach that most people never care about but should.

Visited April 2013
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Collingwood, Canada
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89 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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“Quiet, beautiful beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2013

It may cost you to get into this park but you will enjoy a beautiful uncluttered, natural environment. We loved cycling and running on the main road without fast traffic.

Visited April 2013
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