Navarre Beach County Park is a diamond in the rough, this County Beach Park is located on the most picturesque beaches in the Country (Santa Rosa Island). Free Admission for vehicles, Large (For Rent) Pavilions, Unlimited Parking, and the crystal white beach sand is among the prime Beach Wedding locations in the region. Once a Florida State Park, the damage from Hurricane Ivan (2004) and Hurricane Dennis (2005) Navarre Beach State Park was returned to County Control. Nestled next to Eglin Air Force Base, you are at the Peninsula between Santa Rosa Island and the community of Navarre Beach.
NAVARRE BEACH MARINE SCIENCE CENTER Located along one of ten National Seashores, the science center is an excellent place to learn about marine life, watersheds and the important relationships between them.
Thousands of students from across Florida and the Gulf Coast come here to learn through hands-on activities from touch tanks to dolphin rescue. Families and visitors of all ages can take part, too, by registering in advance for vacation activities here. Private tours of the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station are now available and offer an up close and personal experience! Click here for information to book your personal tour today.
NAVARRE BEACH SEA TURTLE CONSERVATION CENTER is where your journey’s end will begin a new journey of exploration, entertainment and education. Your journey begins with meeting Gigi, our resident loggerhead sea turtle. After meeting Gigi, your exploration of marine life will continue into the Shanna Litterst Education Center where you will be entertained by Pumpkin, our resident Diamondback Terrapin, sea horses, the invasive Lion fish, our magnetic puzzle wall and many other interactive sites. Your journey through the NBSTCC, will create a desire to conserve and protect our shared marine life that is home to sea turtles and so much more. So join the thousands of your fellow-journeymen from across the United States who explored, entertained and educated themselves at the NBSTCC.
NAVARRE BEACH MARINE SANCTUARY AND ARTIFICIAL REEFS After learning about our marine life, these three new near-shore reefs allow visitors to experience it up close. Designed for both snorkeling and diving, the park includes two reefs in Santa Rosa Sound and one in the Gulf of Mexico. Informational kiosks stand at the beach near each reef. Learn more here.
Navarre Beach Marine Park is open to the public free of charge, from sun-up to sun-down daily. Located at the intersection of Gulf Boulevard and the Causeway Road in Navarre Beach. After crossing the bridge into Navarre Beach, turn left on Gulf Boulevard.
24 Large Pavilions – overall there are five groups of Pavilions, labeled A through E, with each group having one restroom and four picnic pavilions, four to six tables in each. None are bolted down and therefore able to be shuffled for preferred seating and/or setup! Two of the Four pavilions in each group can be reserved – one has two grills, the others do not and are first come, first served.
Waterfront bar & grill with lots of entertainment, including live music, beach volleyball & pool.
Address: 1451 Navarre Beach Causeway, Navarre, FL 32566
Hours: Open today · 8AM–2AM
Phone: (850) 939-1092
Lagerheads on the Gulf
Funky, beachfront hangout providing burgers & other American eats, plus cocktails & patio seating.
Located in: Gulf Islands National Seashore
Address: 8579 Gulf Blvd, Navarre, FL 32566
Hours: Open today · 11AM–12AM
Phone: (850) 710-3103