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Fort Pickens

1400 Fort Pickens Rd, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561-5116
+1 850-934-2600
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Peaceful campground

We r at Ford Pickens Campground for 2 weeks. Peaceful campground Nice bathhouse. Across the road... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ujunderw
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Pensacola, Florida
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Beautiful beaches & History Combined

We just drove through this time, but will return! It is great that our government has preserved... read more

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GulfBreezePam
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Chagrin Falls, Ohio, United States
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Visitors can take a self-guided tour of this authentic fort active during the Civil War and later used as a jail to hold the infamous American Indian chief Geronimo.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“civil war” (106 reviews)
“great history” (52 reviews)
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1400 Fort Pickens Rd, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561-5116
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We r at Ford Pickens Campground for 2 weeks. Peaceful campground Nice bathhouse. Across the road from the Gulf (beautiful white sand beaches) not crowded. Near many restaurants and other shops. This morning the Blue Angels flew over camp ground.

Thank ujunderw
Reviewed yesterday

We just drove through this time, but will return! It is great that our government has preserved this area - we enjoyed seeing the birds and wildlife.

Thank GulfBreezePam
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great old fort with ample places to explore and learn about our countries history. There are walking tours, activities and a great gift shop. The beaches surrounding the fort are gorgeous with ample opportunities to see dolphins, sting rays and sea turtles. It is also...More

Thank littlelovebug21
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such an amazing place. My boyfriend and I have completely different interests. He loves to read and absorbs information like a sponge whereas, I like to physically do things and be hands on as opposed to reading but this was really cool. There's lots of...More

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We toured Fort Pickens one afternoon during vacation. It was interesting especially for history lovers. The grounds was well kept. The price was reasonable. We enjoyed fishing in this area a lot

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beaches are beautiful and don't miss a Tour of Fort Pickens...sooooo much history! Beware of the "quick sand-like" terrain off the pavement, very dangerous and tires easily stuck! Great pictures for family reunions, engagements and weddings! Sunsets are amazing...

Thank gb7ihla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I know you can come and take a tour but you have to stay and experience the gulf- this is the most beautiful beach area I've seen ever in my life. Camp ground facilities were ok, not best or worst, water pressure lacked a lot...More

Thank mushroots
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best places ive been to rv!!! feels like your in the middle of nowhere!!! a great family vacation spot!!!

Thank Brandon R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our kids for a break from the beach and so glad we did. What an experience to walk around a fort that was built so long ago! Take water it's hot and you do some walking and climbing but so worth it.

Thank appernichols
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing history like this is always worth it. Very interesting to see how this structure was build and learn the history of the fort.

Thank JHagy
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Ashley S
13 August 2017|
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Response from 691vickin | Reviewed this property |
We were there in late October. It was cool, but we were still able to comfortably walk the beach. We didn't swim, but still enjoyed our time there.
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Ashley S
13 August 2017|
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Response from Pat B | Reviewed this property |
My husband said late March or early April....that is when he has camped.
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RamplinMan
26 May 2017|
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Response from Trinidy W | Reviewed this property |
The sign read dogs not allowed, however we saw a few people with their dogs that weren't service dogs. Sorry that's not super clear.
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