Events happening at the parks:

Spring Concert in the Park with Gypsy Spark Band
March 28, 2020       6:30PM to 8:PM

At the Amphitheater in Big Lagoon State Park
Free concert with paid park admission!
Enjoy the park for the day then unwind and watch the sunset during the concert for free!


Heron Trot 5K run/walk at Big Lagoon State Park
Nov 16, Signup at 6am, Race at 7am

Join us for a Nature Inspired run to support our local parks
TICKETS:, search for Heron Trot



Paws in the Park – Oct 19, 2019
9 AM – 12 PM

  • Join us for fun in the park
  • Ranger guided hikes for you and your dog
  • Presenters
  • Local animal shelters

Free event with paid park admission
($4 for one person or $6 for up to 8 people in a vehicle)


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.

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