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Big Lagoon State Park

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Address: Perdido Key, FL
Phone Number:
+1 850-492-1595
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00

The park offers many activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

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Lovely spot

We spent Christmas at this park and enjoyed the park, the location and the weather. Close to lots of sightseeing, grocery stores and restaurants. This is an older campground so... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 December 2016
Rock Hill, SC
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful park . You can camp there , bring your pets for a walk , picnic and go for long scenic walk . Be sure to bring your camera. Not sure what the fee is as it changes yearly . They're is a small fee to enter . Plenary of room for parking . They have wonderful... More 

1 Thank April D
Pensacola Beach, Florida
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211 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we have just moved to the area and we love to explore I am a Brit and I Love to walk, my Hubby is not and he is getting use to walking, but we went to explore and what a great place there is bathrooms available and clean. there is picnic tables on the beach and wooded area, nature walks,... More 

1 Thank robert572
Indianapolis, United States
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

If you are looking to change up the typical Florida beach experience with something slightly off the beaten path, a day at Big Lagoon State Park may be for you. For a modest entry fee, you will have access to beaches and bays that are ideal for bird watching, fishing, canoeing and swimming as well as wooded hiking trails perfect... More 

Thank 939laureannen
Smyrna, GA
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201 reviews
143 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The grounds are well-maintained and the trails are nicely maintained. You get what I am typing. The views from the bird watching tower are great. Watch for gators because they are around.

1 Thank trivial_matter
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86 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great 700 acre state park. Saw lots of birds (added four to life list) and an ARMADILLO! Kayaking, boat access, biking, hiking. Clean spacious bath houses. Friendly helpful rangers. Would stay again happily.

1 Thank gordonsvillegal
Rock Hill, SC
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56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We spent Christmas at this park and enjoyed the park, the location and the weather. Close to lots of sightseeing, grocery stores and restaurants. This is an older campground so sites are small and close together. If your RV is longer than 35 feet you might not fit. Lovely trails and boardwalks throughout the park. A great value for the... More 

Thank AnnTRockHill_SC
springfield vt
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150 reviews
76 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

What a mess allowing dogs has caused here. They are on the beaches, loose, and you know what everywhere. Park personnel don't bother to enforce any rules with the dogs, so you might as well call the Sheriffs. We got chased by two big ones, that were not friendly. Another nice place ruined by the few. Do not come here... More 

1 Thank sprung51
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Super clean bathrooms. Friendly helpful camp hosts. Very nice state campground. Private sites. Ours was completely paved. Nice boat ramp.

Thank BocaBean
Pensacola, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This used to be our "home away from home" but now we just feel sad and disappointed. We've had problems with the way the place was being kept, which seem to have been corrected, but now we're just fed up with the noise and the overall festival atmosphere. People leave their dogs to run loose and bark, children run loose... More 

Thank liveoak P
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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55 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This park has lots to do! From hiking trails, kayaking, biking, to chilling on the beach all while surrounded by nature. This place doesn't disappoint!!! We went kayaking for $20 for up to 4 hours and while doing that we saw an abundance of wildlife. Don't let never kayaking deter you. You are only limited by what your are willing... More 

1 Thank Lilywhitecloud

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