Frequently Asked Questions

Fishing at Pensacola Beach, Florida

How can I get a copy of my lease/sub-lease?

Contact the Administration Department at the SRIA office (932-2259). A copy of your lease and/or sub-lease can be made at a cost of $.15 per page.

What size tent can I put on the beach without having to get a permit from Escambia County?

Any tent smaller than 10' x 12' can be set up without a permit.

Can we have a bonfire on the beach?

No fires can be built on the beach.

Can I bring my dog/pet out on the beach?

Pensacola Beach has two Dog Parks. Dog parks will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. The west end park is located at the first parking lot past the last condos on the Gulf. The east end park is at the first parking lot past Portofino. All dogs are required to be on a leash, and signs will be posted to designate dog-friendly areas. Doggie bags, disposable bins and handy wipes will be available at both locations. For more information, please contact the Santa Rosa Island Authority at 850.932.2257.

When do the beach trolleys run?

The beach trolleys are running seven days a week from May 23rd to September 1st, 4PM to 12AM.

Is RV parking allowed on Pensacola Beach?

We do not have any RV Parking currently. The only RV Parking on the Island is at Fort Pickens. RV parking in any other location is prohibited.