Events happening at the parks:

BLSP will host this year’s Mainly Marathon: Gulf Coast Series
Feb 15th 3-5 PM Packet pickup/Pasta Dinner at Big Lagoon State Park-Park entrance fees apply ($4 for one person in a vehicle or $6 for up to 8 people in a vehicle)
Feb 16th -Day 1 at Big Lagoon State Park-Packet pickup begins at 5 AM, Race Start at 6:30 AM. Website registration and info:


Learn about Prescribed fires and their benefit to the Ecosystem –  FREE to the community
Tuesday, Jan 29 at 5 PM at the Southwest Branch Library
12248 Gulf Beach Highway
Pensacola, FL 32507                                   850‐453‐7780


Beginning Birding – Every
Saturday at 9 AM.
Enjoy a birding program with a ranger and bird walk through the park. Free with paid park admission. Great for all ages.


Yoga and Meditation in the park – Every Saturday at 10 AM at the Amphitheater. Enjoy a relaxing morning yoga session in a beautiful setting.
Free with regular park admission.


(Combine the Birding and Yoga to make it a great morning in the park!)

Stargazing – booked monthly through October
Enjoy stargazing with a ranger. Big Lagoon State Park is a fantastic stargazing location with very little light from elsewhere. Free with park admission.
Jan 28, Feb 9 &23, Mar 16 & 30, Apr 27, May 25, Jun 22, Jul 27, Aug 24, Sep 21 and Oct 19)




Big lagoon State Park located at 12301 Gulf Beach Hwy, Pensacola, FL. 32507.
From I-10 take exit 7, drive south for 4 miles on Pine Forest Rd. to Blue Angel Parkway.
Turn right onto Blue Angel Park Way, drive south on Blue Angel park way for approximately 14 miles to Gulf Beach Hwy.
Turn right onto Gulf Beach Hwy Drive west for 4 miles, Big Lagoon State Park is on the left.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED to fill the vacant positions on our board. If you would like to nominate someone for these positions (background check is necessary), please contact us: