Events happening at the parks:

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


Yoga In the Park Saturday at 9:30 AM

Come, relax and enjoy an hour of Yoga at the Amphitheater.
Free with Park admission


Stargazing – booked monthly
Big Lagoon State Park is a fantastic stargazing location with very little light from elsewhere. We meet near the Govenor’s Pavillion. Please show up before sunset for access into the park. Free with park admission. Event dates: Please call the Rangers Station at 850-492-1595 for upcoming dates.

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Heron Trot 5K run/walk
We will be having another Heron Trot on Saturday, October 26th 2024. Same place, same time in the morning.

Last year’s Heron Trot was a great success with over 100 participants.



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: