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Fort Pickens Campground

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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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About This Campground

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.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

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


73 Reviews of Fort Pickens Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Dru O.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 26, 2022

Awesome campground

So many things to do here. You have several historic Forts to explore. A discovery center to learn the history of the island and the wildlife. A bookstore with wifi. Beaches to swim . Pier fishing and land fishing. Many trails to ride your bike or walk. And a gated group tent camping as well as…

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Month of VisitJune
Penny A.
Reviewed May. 20, 2022

Best of Beach Worlds!

Nice to sleep when you can slightly hear the waves. Great facilities. Explore the Fort. Hang out at the beach. Kiting is great because it is not as crowded. Known for best shark fishing in the pass.

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Month of VisitOctober
Reviewed May. 12, 2022

All about the beach

We were here 1/27/22 - 2/2/22 for stop 2 on our 3 month winter escape The campsites themselves are quite close together and not much for vegetation between them. Excellent clean bathrooms and locking individual shower rooms. Several little trails for dog walking. Good recycling set up. Lots of…

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Month of VisitFebruary


Fort Pickens Campground is located in Florida


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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