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Fort Pickens Campground

87 Reviews

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All Fort Pickens campsites are available to book up to 6 months in advance with 24 hour booking window. First-come, first-served sites may occasionally be available for visitors who arrive at the campground before 5:00 pm.

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National Park Service

Gulf Islands National Seashore

Fort Pickens Campground is situated on Santa Rosa Island, a part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore south of Pensacola and Gulf Breeze, Florida. Visitors (who might be looking for camping near New Orleans) enjoy the seashore for its great recreational activities, historic sites and unique white…

Reservation Info

Fort Pickens Campground facility is open during the following season(s):

-September 03, 2019 – December 31, 2019 (Non-Peak Season)

-January 01, 2020 – February 29, 2020 (Non-Peak Season)

-March 01, 2020 – September 07, 2020 (Peak Season)

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups
  • Big Rig Friendly

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87 Reviews

Cheri H.
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2023

History, Nature, Beautiful Beaches

I loved this place. The fort is so cool and the history of this place is fascinating. I like the campground, clean bathhouses, nice beaches and trails. The sites are a little bit close but not uncommon for national parks. Some are very short so check to make sure you are going to fit. They closely…

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James N.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2023

Watch the Blue Angels!

Nice campground in a beautiful area on the Gulf Coast. However, if you don’t like the sound of fighter jets then this may not be for you as the campground is directly across from the Naval Air Station at Pensacola. The Blue Angels practice there most Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the air show…

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SThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2023

June 2024

Camp ground In between Gulf of Mexico and Pensacola Bay. White sand and clear waters. Had a blast! Blue Angels, dolphins, hermit crabs!

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Fort Pickens Campground is located in Florida

Detail location of campground


From I-10, take I-110 S to Pensacola. Take U.S. Highway 98S/FL Highway 30 over Pensacola Bay to Gulf Breeze. Follow 98 through Gulf Breeze, turn right onto FL Highway 399 to Pensacola Beach. Pay $1/vehicle at (Sunpass) toll booth entering Pensacola Beach, then turn right at the traffic light onto Fort Pickens Road. It is about 3 miles to the park entrance station, then 4 miles to the campground registration office.


1400 Fort Pickens Rd
Pensacola Beach, FL 32561


30.32301733 N
87.27608336 W

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