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Fort Pickens

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

Fort Pickens is fun to walk through and the beach is beautiful. It's worth the drive to the end of... read more

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Kara H
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The Fort Hold The Island

I have visited Fort Pickens since I was a child. It had a lot of damage during Hurricane Ivan in... read more

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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great history” (51 reviews)
1400 Fort Pickens Rd, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561-5116
+1 850-934-2600
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fort Pickens is fun to walk through and the beach is beautiful. It's worth the drive to the end of the island.

Thank Kara H
Reviewed yesterday

I have visited Fort Pickens since I was a child. It had a lot of damage during Hurricane Ivan in 2004 which changed it from my childhood, but I have been successful in taking by grandson there every year until this year. They are not...More

Thank 276brendan
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A wonderful treat awaits you at the end of a lovely bike ride into Fort Pickens -- a bit of history (along the way too!) and a beautiful view. Lots of wildlife (heron, egrets, snakes, toads, wonderful osprey in their nests, etc) and simply wonderful...More

Thank sjdonthego
Reviewed yesterday

Our hotel was not to far from the fort so we decided to go check it out. It was worth it! Really had some very interesting history and the drive to get to the fort offered our family to see beaches that has NO tourist....More

Thank MrKristof
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very interesting. We toured the fort, enjoyed a Blue Angles practice flight and spent a relaxing afternoon at the beach.

Thank aircloth
Reviewed yesterday

It's not a price but a memory of the past that blows you away. I never knew a famous Indian was prisoner here. If it is hot remember there isn't much shade. The buildings you get to walk through are not that hot though. It...More

Thank Wanda1960
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was pretty cool, we learned a lot. Don't wear a maxi dress. There are quite a few ants and sand burs, but that's to be expected seeing as it's outdoors. There are some dark little tunnels so bring flashlights and the ground is wet...More

1  Thank Kelsea G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visit Ft. Pickens every time we come to Pensacola- in fact it is one of our main draws to vacation here! Not only is the fort always fun to tour, but the beaches are beautiful also. Our whole family always has fun here- even...More

Thank Whitney R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

"Neat bricks" This place had a lot of ants but definitely worth the bites. Very interesting to learn about the history I suggest you get a tour guide. We did a tour ourselves but to have someone explain the details and why it is there...More

Thank janeechaisson
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a lot of history to be seen here for sure! After you drive super slow for what seems like a very long time, you arrive at the National Park Service guard station- it is $15 per car to enter the park (which I...More

Thank sunflowwer
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27 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.
2 May 2017|
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Response from Edwin W | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure either, but the sites are pretty small, and we would not have had much room for a tent.
Amanda E
25 April 2017|
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Response from FLSunnygirl | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Santa Rosa is the Island name that Pensacola beach is located on. Fort Pickens is on Pensacola beach and is accessible by car into the National Park located at the west end of Pensacola Beach. There is large... More