Big Lagoon State Park

State Park

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12320 Gulf Beach Hwy.
Pensacola, FL 32507
850-492-1595
Reservations: 800-326-3521
Official Website

GPS: 30.3216, -87.4037

Last Price Paid: $25
Number of Sites: 75
Pad Type: mixed
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 20 ft
Max Length: 40 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

11 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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3bars
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4bars
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k5blazer
Clover, SC 20' Coleman Light lx Chevrolet K5 Blazer
6 reviews
Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 3
“Just decent”

Reviewed Dec 26, 2018

Overall Rating

First off I know there has been hurricanes and inclement weather but I really think some grounds and site work were needed. It was the smallest site I have ever had, I cant remember which one. Picnic table had to be pushed on the hill there was no room. Was a little rougher shape than what I would expect from a state park. Also lea... more

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2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


21 reviews
Nightly rate: $22
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 8

Julie Burgess would stay here again

“Very nice spots”

Reviewed Oct 23, 2018

Overall Rating

Some spots are paved, others are packed sand . Great privacy between RVs, trees and bushes provide privacy. October 2018 I paid $22 per night. Includes electric and water, and there are dump stations. Great Verizon 4G. There does seem to be an unusual amount of vehicle traffic. Also, as the afternoon wore on I heard military jets flyin... more

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2bars
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1 review
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 14
Site Number: 33
“Disappointing ”

Reviewed Sep 11, 2018

Overall Rating

Lets start with the very soft sandy sites making it difficult to get rv level without digging in. Theres no place to do laundry, Closest laundromat is 10 miles away. No wifi. Beach wasn't that great either (even the ranger said so). Signs warning about alligators, another one saying "no swimming due to toxic water conditions". Cam... more

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3bars
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26 reviews
Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 30
“Nice State Park.”

Reviewed Jun 14, 2018

Overall Rating

Site # 30. Sand, level. Narrow foliage between sites. Felt private. Great biking trails. Airplane noise. When the Blue Angels are practicing. Close to Pensacola. Electric and water. Facilities were good. We would return to this campground.

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3bars
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Wanderland Travelers
SD 33' Fleetwood Bounder
20 reviews
Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 3

Wanderland Travelers would stay here again

“Scenic & Mostly Peaceful”

Reviewed Nov 06, 2017

Overall Rating

We had no trouble maneuvering in our site, plenty of space. Thankful we had a bit of shade, sites 1 and 2 seemed to have direct sun most of the day, although with electric (and water) hookups, we still ran the AC a couple times. I say it was "mostly peaceful" because the Blue Angels practice a couple days per week and it is definitely... more

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4bars
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Nancy
Moretown, VT 19' Airstream Globe Trotter / Trade Wind 2014 Toyota Tacoma
32 reviews
Nightly rate: $26
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 28

Nancy would stay here again

“Friendly and comfortable park”

Reviewed Apr 08, 2017

Overall Rating

What a wonderful little park on the intercoastal waterway between Period Key and on the outskirts of Pensacola. Unfortunately progress is pushing on the boundaries of the park. You can see some high rises off in the distance and a bit of road noise during rush hour, otherwise it is a very peaceful park. You can hear the birds chirp a... more

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3bars
Verizon Voice Only

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wanderingnation
30' Airstream Flying Cloud 30FB Bunkhouse
11 reviews
Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 52

wanderingnation would stay here again

“Friendly state park ”

Reviewed Jan 01, 2017

Overall Rating

We stayed here while visiting friends in the area. Enjoyed the hiking trails and views around the lagoon. Like stated before the sites can be fairly tight. The vegetation between sites is great for privacy.

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3bars
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188sqft
Pittsburgh, PA 35' Grand Design Momentum 2017 RAM 3500
21 reviews
Nightly rate: $23
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 42

188sqft would stay here again

“Close walk to the lagoon, tight sites, boardwalk made for relaxing evening strolls”

Reviewed Dec 21, 2016

Overall Rating

We enjoyed our stay here. The sites are a tight squeeze, but we had room to take our our slide, so we can't complain too much. There's a boardwalk that takes you to the beach, but it's not a typical Florida ocean beach. Don't plan on doing much swimming here. The Salt Marsh trail was worth doing. It's mostly on sand dunes and it's a... more

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3bars
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Road it up
35' Bluebird Wanderlodge 1984 1987 Volkswagon Vanagon Syncro Wesfalia
89 reviews
Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 35 and 22

Road it up would stay here again

“A beautiful campground, but not on the ocean”

Reviewed Nov 28, 2016

Overall Rating

I had understood that this campground was close to the beach (that you could walk to the beach on the ocean from your site), but it is not the case. There are nice trails that lead to a lagoon where you can swim, but it is very shallow. Beautiful beaches are only 10 min drive away (we loved The Gulf Islands National Seashore on Johnson... more

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4bars
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Aluminarium
Tonasket, WA Airstream Ford F-250
275 reviews
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Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 47

Aluminarium would stay here again

“Nice park - site sizes vary ”

Reviewed Nov 26, 2016

Overall Rating

Our site at Big Lagoon State Park was small but private. There is only one campsite next to site 47 and it's separated by a lot of foliage. I would have preferred site 46, it's bigger, very private, has a nice deck and cement slabs for the tires. The showers here are great. Hot water, private stalls and good water pressure. Over ... more

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4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Hookups:
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation:
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • group sites
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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