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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to take my family from California to see Ft. Pickens on Friday, November 18th. The red-headed male employee at the main entrance gate was rude and responded with a smart aleck remark when I asked him a simple question. I immediately turned around and left. It was very disappointing to me and my family.

Thank Poca P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park was lovely. A bit of a drive to get into the park but worth it because the beach was hardly used and many areas were completely deserted. Also the shoreline is free of condos, hotels and high rises. When walking at the tip of the island around the beach at Fort Pickens you can see families of dolphins...

Thank Bonnie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Loop B and had a very enjoyable site - 13. It was an end spot so we were not squeezed in. Our pop up trailer and pick up truck fit the site well. Very friendly and helpful rangers and camp hosts. Clean and new bathrooms. We watched the Blue Angels each day as they practiced. We have...

Thank Debbie K
Galveston Island, Texas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First visit to Ft. Pickens and brought the 5vr over for 4 days to walk the beach and fish from the kayak. Have been disappointed that there is not a convenient place to launch it - 100+ yards is the closest but in the soft sand is a hike. (85lbs) The park is clean and especially reasonable if you have...

Thank M F
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Me and the family really loved Fort Pickens campground. The campsites may have been a little close together but it wasn't that bad at all. Water faucets and electrical outlets on site if that's a concern.Restrooms and bath houses were in pretty good shape.The beauty of Fort Pickens campsite is that is very close to a lot of virtually unpopulated...

Thank Kurt R
Arcadia, Indiana
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We camped here for 3 days in a tent in October. The B loop is for tents. I would recommend B4 first, the B5 and 6. These are large and more private than many of the other sites. The RV sites were close together without much shade. Some reviews have complained about the bathrooms but I thought they were fine....

Thank skcmd
Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The campground was very pleasant and so were the bathrooms. We got in late afternoon and cherished every minute! The beach was perfect, not crowded and the sandbar was awesome. We saw 3 armadillos, caught little crabs, jelly fish, sea snails, rode bikes, flied kites and enjoyed the most beautiful sunset. On our way back from the beach (it was...

1Thank 148lydian
Stoutsville, Missouri
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The campground is very nice. The bathrooms and showers were redone last year and the ones in our loop were very clean. Just a short walk leads you to the beautiful white sand beach. The water is crystal clear and a great temperature to swim in. The seaweed was a bit to maneuver through after Hermine but once you got...

1Thank Terra1948
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The campground is nice, the spots are a little close together but not too bad. The bathrooms were clean in section E but the showers could have been cleaner. Its pretty quiet on weekdays nobody messes with you. They have a raised walkway that leads to a nice beach with white sand and clear water, and hardly nobody on it....

1Thank Steph W
Spring Hill, Tennessee
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Fort Pickens campground was awesome, as was the views all around!! The kids LOVED all of the accesses to the ocean. Overall I will be back down there!!! The fishing was GREAT!! Trout, perch, blue crab, mussells, it was definitely the best vacation I have been on!!

2Thank Ashley K

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Additional Information about Fort Pickens Campground

Address: 1400 Fort Pickens Rd, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561-5116
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Pensacola Beach
Price Range: ₹ 1,361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 200
Also Known As:
Fort Pickens Campground Hotel Pensacola
Fort Pickens Campground Pensacola Beach, Florida
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“Make your reservations!”
 of 5 bubbles MF972, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We are tent campers so I cannot help you choose a good room :)”
  • Our 5 star hotel lol
 of 5 bubbles 148lydian, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Inside sights are nice”
 of 5 bubbles Terra1948, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bring a tent or an RV!”
 of 5 bubbles geow936, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“B6 best site for tent camping”
 of 5 bubbles 292sandyn, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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