Fodor's Expert Review Perdido Key State Park

Pensacola Beach–Sight

Part of Gulf Islands National Seashore, this state park is on Perdido Key, a 247-acre barrier island. Its beach, now referred to as Johnson Beach, was one of the few beaches open to African-Americans during segregation. Today the park offers primitive camping year-round. It is within walking distance of dining and nightlife on the key and is a short drive from Alabama. Amenities: showers; toilets. Best for: sunsets; swimming; walking.

Beach–Sight Island

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Perdido Key, Florida  USA

www.floridastateparks.org/perdidokey

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Rate Includes: $3 per vehicle

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