Big Lagoon State Park

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Park Rule: On Leash
Restroom: Yes
Park Size: Large
Small Dog Area: No
Fee: None
Description
Big Lagoon State Park is located in Pensacola, Florida. This 705-acre facility offers families the best in water and land activities, making it the ideal vacation spot. The lagoon itself separates Perdido Key from the Gulf of Mexico and forms the connection to the Great Florida Birding Trail. 

Also, note the fact that Big Lagoon State Park marks the mouth of the Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail which runs the perimeter of the entire state. Dogs are allowed to join their owners in the camping areas and on trails but must refrain from visiting any beach areas. All dogs must be on-leash at all times. 

There are no on-site amenities supplied for dogs. Owners must bring drinking water for them and carry poop bags to assist them with all pet waste removal as required by Florida law. Big Lagoon State Park is a public recreational space and campground. Access to the Big Lagoon State Park is free of charge; however, campsite and cabin reservations are fee-based. It is unknown what the precise cost of rentals is. 

Also available for rent on the grounds is various water sports equipment. Big Lagoon State Park offers families many great recreational opportunities to enjoy. Among the outdoor activities are nature trails, beaches, picnicking, hiking, camping, swimming, fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, and even crabbing. 

There are bathrooms for public use housed on the grounds, and there is also drinking water provided. This stunning state park offers breathtaking panoramic views of its grounds from the on-site observation tower. It is important to note that Big Lagoon State Park does not offer a designated dog play area at this time. 

In support of Florida legislation, Big Lagoon State Park does require all visiting dogs to be current on immunizations. Additionally, Florida state law requires all dogs enjoying public spaces to have an up to date city dog license. Looking for a great new family getaway? Why not visit Big Lagoon State Park?

Address
12301 Gulf Beach Hwy
Pensacola, FL 32507
Hours
Mon 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Address
12301 Gulf Beach Hwy
Pensacola, FL 32507
Hours
Mon 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM