Fort Barrancas Area

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Note: Fort Barrancas and Advanced Redoubt are located on Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, which is currently closed to the public.

Access to NAS Pensacola is limited to current Department of Defense ID card holders (active duty service members, retirees, and their families) and Veterans who possess a Veterans Health Identification Card from the Department of Veterans Affairs that displays the Veteran’s eligibility status.

We apologize for the inconvenience.


Two historic structures located on Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fort Barrancas and Advanced Redoubt, are available for visitors to explore and learn about. There are also two short hiking trails, restrooms, and a visitor center with limited hours.

Passport Stamps are available during the Fort Barrancas Visitor Center's Operating Hours.

Structures & Facilities

 
A masonry fort stands in a terraced field of grass.

Advanced Redoubt

Learn about the last fort completed as part of the third system of American fortifications.

Masonry walls raise on both sides, a drawbridge connects the two.

Fort Barrancas

Learn about the features and Civil War service of the bastion on the bluff.

A canon peers over a brick wall with the coastline in the distance.

Fort Barrancas Trails

Hike through history on the trails at Fort Barrancas.

A cannon stands in front of the brick Fort Barrancas Visitor Center.

Fort Barrancas Visitor Center

Ranger programs, exhibits, passport stamps, restrooms, and parking available. View hours before visiting.

 

Operating Hours

Fort Barrancas Area, including all forts and facilities, are open from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Visitors must have access to the base to enter.

Fort Barrancas Self-Guided Tour: Available on the NPS Mobile App.
Advanced Redoubt Self-Guided Tour (outside only): Available for download or on the NPS Mobile App.

Directions

Fort Barrancas Area Map

From Fort Pickens - Head east on Fort Pickens road. Turn left onto Pensacola Beach Blvd, stay in the left lanes to exit onto Gulf Breeze Pkwy (US 98 W). After crossing Pensacola Bay Bridge, stay to the left to merge onto Bayfront Pkwy. Turn left onto Barrancas Ave (FL 292 W). Turn left onto S Blue Angel Pkwy. Enter NAS Pensacola, turn left onto Taylor Rd. Fort Barrancas will be on the right.

From Naval Live Oaks - Head west on Gulf Breeze Pkwy (US 98 W). After crossing Pensacola Bay Bridge, stay to the left to merge onto Bayfront Pkwy. Turn left onto Barrancas Ave (FL 292 W). Turn left onto S Blue Angel Pkwy. Enter NAS Pensacola, turn left onto Taylor Rd. Fort Barrancas will be on the right.

From I-10E - Take Exit 7A and turn right onto Pine Forest Rd (FL 297 S). Turn right onto N Blue Angel Pkwy (FL 173 S). Enter NAS Pensacola, turn left onto Taylor Rd. Fort Barrancas will be on the right.

 

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Last updated: August 11, 2022

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