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Naval Live Oaks Reservation

Pensacola, FL
+1 850-934-2600
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Nature's Best!

An absolutely gorgeous reservation. Naval live oak trees are one of the most beautiful trees. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura W
Pensacola, Florida
Nice Place For a Hike - But Bring Water

I went here for a run, and enjoyed it. However, don't be fooled by the name. Most of the park is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Pensacola, FL
+1 850-934-2600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank EZ2Please
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We decided to visit this location on our first day in the area. We arrived and were surprised that this location was not more busy. There were a few cars parked in the lot and a few taking some sort of a class nearby. We...More

Thank MikeD587
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Great place for a walk and to peak at the water. Not open on Sundays, but easy enough to get around without info.

Thank Dawna B
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is the coolest little park and it is free, which is amazing considering there is a detailed museum and lots of boardwalks and paths that are well maintained. We find something new to love every single time we drop in. If you go at...More

Thank Lorilou F
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Response from Lorilou F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as long as you are outdoors and clean up after your pet.