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Fee Free Day August 5 To Celebrate Outdoors Act

Today, President Donald J. Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act into law, which will significantly help address the historically underfunded, multi-billion-dollar deferred maintenance backlog at our national parks and public lands. In celebration of this historic achievement, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced that entrance fees paid by visitors coming to lands managed by the Department will be waived on August 5, 2020. Secretary Bernhardt also announced that August 4th will be designated “Great American Outdoors Day,” a fee-free day each year moving forward to commemorate the signing of the Act.




Lifeguard, Competitive Swimmer Completes Navarre Beach to Pensacola Beach Distance

Collegiate swimmer and Gulf Breeze High Grad Makayla Ludwick  is a lifeguard on Pensacola Beach and Navarre Beach. She saw a challenge and set out to accomplish an unimaginable feat in July. Makayla swam from the Navarre Beach Pier to the Pensacola Beach Pier. It’s a 17.55 mile Gulf swim, which she completed in 10 hours and 8 minutes. Makayla was accompanied by a fellow lifeguard, Owen Sise. 




Weekend Toll Counts

Pensacola Beach continues to be a hot destination. 58,424 cars arrived on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Read more for the breakdown and comparison.




Chamber Names Spradling As Executive Director

The Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce announced the hiring of Patty Spradling as Executive Director and Visitor Information Center Manager on Thursday.



Featured Event

Double Bridge Run

Event date: 2/1/2020 7:00 AM Export event

The Pensacola Double Bridge Run (15K) carries runners over two bridges, across Pensacola Bay and Santa Rosa Sound and onto Pensacola Beach.  The 5K invites both runners and walkers to travel from Gulf Breeze to beautiful Pensacola Beach on Santa Rosa Island and the Gulf Islands Seashore.

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