Fort Barrancas Area

Operating Hours:

All facilities and structures are open Thursday through Monday

Visitor Center & Bookstore: 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Historic Fort Barrancas: 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Historic Advanced Redoubt: By Ranger Guided Tours Only

Things to Do:

Fort Barrancas Visitor Center features exhibits about the history of the area and is staff by park rangers or volunteers. The center also has a bookstore and restrooms for visitors convenience.

Visitors can take self-guiding tours of
Fort Barrancas and the Spanish Water Battery. Additionally, there is a self-guiding tour of the exterior of the Advanced Redoubt. Ranger guided tours are available throughout the year, visit our calendar page to see current programs available.

Hiking trails follow historic routes used by soldiers stationed at the forts and picnic areas are available near the visitor center.

Entrance Fees:

Visitors must pay a park entrance fee.

Safety:

Visitors are required to show their photo identification when entering Naval Air Station Pensacola, onboard which the Fort Barrancas Area is located. Many areas of the fort have uneven and sandy surfaces, visitors are encouraged to watch their step.

Directions:

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.

For more information call (850) 934-2600

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Last updated: February 22, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563

Phone:

(850) 934-2600

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