Fort Pickens Area

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Operating Hours

March 1 - October 31: 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
November 1 - February 28: 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Fort Pickens: 8:00 a.m. to sunset
Bookstore: 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Discovery Center (Visitor Center): 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Campground Registration Office: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Passport Stamp Locations: Fort Pickens Bookstore and Discovery Center


Fort Pickens Discovery Center: Explore indoor exhibits on the natural environment, wildlife, and history of the Fort Pickens Area.
Langdon Beach: This swim beach features a picnic pavilion, restrooms, parking, and is lifeguarded during the summer months.
Battery Worth Picnic Pavilion: This sound-side pavilion offers shaded picnic tables, parking, and restrooms.
Mine Storeroom: This restored historic structure has exhibits and a snack bar.
Fort Pickens Campground: Learn more about the park's largest campground on our developed campgrounds page.
Fort Pickens Fishing Pier: Located in the historic district near the discovery center, visit our fishing page to learn more.
Fort Pickens Bookstore: Educational products and keepsakes to remember your visit to Gulf Islands National Seashore.


From Interstate 10: Take Exit 12 for I-110 South, exit 1B Gregory Street East, merge onto 30 E Chase Street, turn left onto Bayfront Parkway /Hwy 98 East, merge onto Hwy 399 to beaches, cross toll bridge ($1.00), turn right onto Fort Pickens Road.


Last updated: November 4, 2021

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1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze , FL 32563


850 934-2600

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