Nature & Outdoors


Fort Barrancas – The Fort Barrancas Area is onboard the Pensacola Naval Air Station. The area includes a visitor center, three historic forts, trails, and picnic areas. Historic Fort Barrancas, constructed between 1839-1844, was one of four forts built to protect the Pensacola Navy Yard. Fort Barrancas Visitor Center is open daily and is a great place to start your visit to the area. The visitor center features exhibits about the history of the area and is staff by park rangers or volunteers. The center also has a bookstore and restrooms for visitors convenience.

Fort Pickens – Fort Pickens Area is open daily and is accessible by car. The area is anchored by the historic Fort Pickens built in the 1830s and offers many recreation opportunities for visitors to enjoy including fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, birdwatching, picnicking, camping, historic structure tours, and ranger-led programs. Visitors must pay an entrance fee to use the Fort Pickens Area.

Gulf Islands National Seashore – Gulf Islands National Seashore stretches for 160 miles along the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico in Mississippi and Florida, and includes barrier islands, maritime forests, historic forts, bayous, and marine habitat. There is a an incredible variety of activities for visitors throughout the seashore year-round.

Opal Beach – Santa Rosa Day Use Area, Opal Beach, located just east of Pensacola Beach, Florida, is one of the most popular places to spend a summer day at Gulf Islands National Seashore. The area is open daily and there is an entrance fee for this area. At the area, visitors can see wildlife including birds and sea turtles, picnic, swim.

Pensacola Beach – Pensacola Beach is world famous for its sugar-white sand beaches and emerald-green waters. On Pensacola Beach, we’re proud to offer endless opportunities for fun and relaxation. Enjoy our fresh gulf seafood or a Bushwacker at our many restaurants and hangouts, take a walk or catch a fish on the Pensacola Beach Pier, or simply relax in the sun and watch your worries float away. Be sure to check out our Footprints in the Sand Eco-Trail where you can learn the secrets of our beautiful white sand, the dangerous journey of sea turtles, be able to identify mysterious sea shells and so much more.

Perdido Key – The Perdido Key Area offers daytime access to the Gulf of Mexico and white sandy beaches. Visitors must pay a park entrance fee when they arrive at the area. Groups may reserve picnic shelters. Lifeguards are on duty during the summer months, but visitors should review the park’s safety page and be especially mindful of rip currents before visiting. Beach wheelchairs are available. By Florida State Law, pets are not allowed on beaches. Visitors may picnic, fish, hike, swim, bike, and primitive camp at this location. The Perdido Key Discovery Trail is an accessible elevated trail. Parking is available along the beach road unless otherwise posted.


Big Lagoon State Park – Sitting on the northern shoreline of its namesake, Big Lagoon State Park’s 655 upland acres separate the mainland from Perdido Key and the Gulf of Mexico. Natural communities, ranging from saltwater marshes to pine flatwoods, attract a wide variety of birds, especially during the spring and fall migrations, while the beaches, shallow bays, nature trails and open woodlands offer splendid opportunities for nature study. The park also beckons visitors to camp, swim, fish, boat, canoe and hike. Crabbing in the shallow waters of Big Lagoon is a popular activity as well.

RV Parking

Pensacola Beach RV Resort – Located on the beautiful barrier island of Pensacola Beach, Pensacola Beach RV Pensacola RV Resort is in a prime location to present you with everything that the island has to offer. This Resort was built with you in mind, so we boast several amenities that will make your stay with us more comfortable and enjoyable.

Pensacola RV Park – Pensacola RV Park, Pensacola’s best RV Park, offers clean, quiet, comfortable accommodations and amenities in a friendly atmosphere and serene environment. Good Sam campground. 23 large pull thru sites.

Perdido Cove RV Resert and Marina – Your home away from home, with 56 RV sites featuring full hook-ups to 30/50 Amp electricity, water, sewer, Cable TV and Wi-Fi. We also offer 24 deep water marina slips with full hook-ups, Cable TV, Wi-Fi and a boat pump out station. We welcome pets and have plenty of space for daily walks by the beautiful waterfront. Children love our playground area and your family can enjoy a picnic along our white sandy beach.

Playa del Rio RV Resort, Beach and Boat Club – A small, quaint boutique waterfront RV Resort, perfectly situated on Perdido Key Island (located between Orange Beach, Alabama and Pensacola, Florida, near Foley and Gulf Shores, Alabama), Playa Del Rio is the only RV Resort on the coast with water at both ends of the RV Park.   The back of our resort is directly on the bay with boat access on Old River at our resort marina, and the entrance of our property is located directly across the street from the beach with our own private beach access dune walkover to the Gulf of Mexico.

Tall Oaks RV Park – Even though Tall Oaks RV Park is nestled in a rustic, woods setting with tall,old, oak trees, you may still Bar-B-Q in your space without concern.  We are a family-oriented RV Park and are constantly looking for new ways to make your stay with us the best ever.  Though we comprise many more acres of property, the RV Park is condensed into five beautiful acres filled with lush Azaleas, Magnolias, and Live Oaks.