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Naval Live Oaks Reservation

Pensacola, FL
+1 850-934-2600
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The parks are well kept, easy hiking trails, easy access to kayak or SUP. The group campsite is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rebecca B

We had a close encounter with Osprey. They were nesting and very active in a tree right by the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
East Coast
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Visitors can view wildlife and fabulous flora and fauna from one of the many nature trails in this 1,000 acres of woods.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Pensacola, FL
+1 850-934-2600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The parks are well kept, easy hiking trails, easy access to kayak or SUP. The group campsite is great!

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a close encounter with Osprey. They were nesting and very active in a tree right by the Visitors Center. That was a thrill to see them up close and personal. Visitors Center is not open 7 days a week, be sure to check...More

Thank Giggy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to check out on of the parks that are a part of the Gulf Shores National Seashore. It was very shared for the most part and the breeze was awesome for late August down south.

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 9 August 2017

An absolutely gorgeous reservation. Naval live oak trees are one of the most beautiful trees. The whole place has been kept in it's natural state.

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I went here for a run, and enjoyed it. However, don't be fooled by the name. Most of the park is pine hammock, so there is little shade. The trails are sandy so running is a bit more challenging than on pavement. Has a nice...More

Thank JStatler71
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Jackson Trail in Gulf Breeze is a great day hike through live oak scrub with several views of Pensacola Bay - and of course, the giant sand slope (bluff) . Park by the Gulf Breeze hospital and start the trail loop.

Thank m2links
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is a great place to hike! Miles of easy trails. Great spots to swim, fish, and kayak. Tip #1 The Bay side of the park has a youth group camping area that has restrooms, a picnic area, and showers. The camping is by reservation...More

Thank ThomasM1
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The U.S. Navy's sailing ships relied on timber from Naval Live Oaks Reservation. Put a little wind in your sails, and stop by for a visit.

Thank MottTheHoop
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Our family loves visiting National Park Service sites so we wanted to see Gulf Island National Seashore while vacationing in Santa Rosa Beach. Unfortunately tropical storm Cindy closed many of the sites in Florida and limited our visit in the park to the Naval Live...More

Thank GoVols79
Reviewed 18 June 2017

If you're looking for a fun (and free!) experience while visiting the Pensacola area June thru September, the national park service offers a totally free Kayaking 101 excursion on Santa Rosa Sound every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 9:30AM and 12:30PM. All equipment, including the...More

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Response from Mary P | Reviewed this property |
I saw a no pets allowed sign today while visiting.