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For the safety and protection of our sea turtles and other beach wildlife, please leave only your footprints on the beach.

Beach Safety Laws

  • No person may enter the Gulf of Mexico during red flag or double red flag conditions.
  • No person may re-enter the Gulf of Mexico within 24 hours of being rescued from the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Dogs other than service animals are not permitted on the any of the beaches except in designated dog parks.
  • There is absolutely NO GLASS allowed on any of the beaches.
  • The west side of the Pensacola Gulf Pier is now an "Alcohol FREE Zone."
  • Open flames like bonfires or private grills are not allowed on the beach. Many public parks and private lodging establishments have grills for public use which meet beach regulations.
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