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Explore Fort Pickens

If you are looking for a fun and historic spot to visit try Fort Pickens on Santa Rosa Island.  Fort Pickens is located on the far west side of Pensacola Beach. There are many activities the whole family will enjoy at Fort Pickens:

  • Exploring the fort
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Enjoying the sugar white sands on the Gulf of Mexico
  • Swimming
  • Camping
  • Bird watching

Fort Pickens’s Visitor center is open from 9:30 – 5:00 pm.

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Fort Pickens
Fort Pickens
Inside the old fort
Inside the old fort


  1. I love the last picture. You can see the haunting feel that I get everytime we go through this section of the fort.

  2. I like the first picture even better. How’d you take that? From an SR-71?