• Beach walkway to white sandy beach and bluegreen waters

    Gulf Islands

    National Seashore FL,MS

Perdido Key

Visitors walk on roadway that has sand covering parts of it.

Visitors prepare for a seining adventure at Perdido Key.

nps photo

Perdido Key is a day use area opened from 8 am to sunset and is located off Florida Route 292 southwest of Pensacola. Turn east on Johnson Beach Road.

Swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, and primitive camping are available year-round.

Did You Know?

A view of the Advanced Redoubt drawbridge.

The Third System fortifications consisted of 42 forts built between 1816 and 1870. They were used to guard all the principal harbors, rivers, and naval yards of the United States. Only the Advanced Redoubt of Fort Barrancas at Gulf Islands National Seashore was built entirely for land defense.