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Discover Pensacola Bay's Outdoor Bounty

Adventure (noun) An exciting or very unusual experience; participation in exciting undertakings or enterprises. Experience the ultimate adventure in Pensacola. With rolling hills, bountiful bayous, lazy lagoons, natural national seashores and the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico, there’s a gamut of outdoor activities that are yours for the taking. Combine our climate with this unique geography, and you get so many opportunities for outdoor activities, we bet you can't pick just one.


Favorite Outdoor Activities


Biking Pensacola Beach

See the Coast on Two Wheels

Whatever you pedal, you can ride here. Attack a steep trail or cruise to dinner - you'll find plenty of ways to saddle up and ride. 

Deep-sea fishing catch

Reel In Dinner

Fishing is a lifestyle for many folks around here, but you don’t have to be a pro to fish in the Pensacola area.

Walkway at Bluffs trail

Take a Hike

Explore Mother Nature's backyard on foot. The Pensacola Bay area offers miles of picturesque parks and trails.

Kayakers at Big Lagoon State Park

Grab a Paddle and Go

With rivers, bayous, bays and the Gulf surrounding us — there are many diverse ecosystems and coastal habitats to explore.

Dolphin jumping in Pensacola Bay

Go Fin-Seeking

Create unforgettable memories: hit the water and feel the thrill of jumping and playing dolphin up close.

School of underwater fish

See What's Under the Water

Whether you skim below the surface or dive the USS Oriskany, discover Pensacola’s incredible scenery hidden beneath the waves.

Zip line at Adventures Unlimited

Explore Unlimited Adventure Options

Camp, canoe, dive, explore, hike, kayak, paddleboard, parasail, sail, snorkel, tube, zipline  – it's all here to enjoy.

Big Lagoon State Park

Big Lagoon State Park

This state park has hiking, biking, kayaking, snorkeling, and it's a great camping spot.

Pensacola Gulf Fishing Pier

Take to the High Seas

At 1,471 feet, this is one of the longest piers on the Gulf (and prime real estate for beautiful sunsets).

Fort Pickens at sunset

Fort Pickens

Anchored by a historic fort, the park offers both shore and pier fishing, trails, birdwatching, camping and much more.

Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park

Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park

Take a hike on the nature trails to observe the rare plants and animals

Gulf Islands National Seashore

Gulf Islands National Seashore

Adventure seekers love its wide range of recreational activities, from snorkeling and kayaking to biking, camping, and fishing.

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