Monday, March 12, 2012

List of Public Boat Launches in Pensacola, FL area~

Who doesn't love a good boat ride?
Here's a comprehensive list of boat ramps in the Pensacola, FL area.

With only 8 days 'til Spring, we have Spring fever! If you are new to the area and not sure of where to stash your boat for a day on the open water, here ya go.

Pensacola Area Boat Ramps

Bayou Texar Public Boat Launch- 24 hour public boat launch with over 2 dozen parking spaces. Located in SE Pensacola at the corner of Strong and Bayou Blvd. Located along Bayou Texar.

Bayview Park Public Boat Landing- 24 hour hour public boat launch located at 2000 E. Lloyd Street, Pensacola, FL 32503 in SE Pensacola. Also located along Bayou Texar with picnic tables and grills.

Bayou Texar Public Boat Ramp
Becks Lake Fish Camp Pay Ramp- 2020 Becks Lake Rd., Cantonment, FL 32533- Commercially owned- $5 for full-day parking along Escambia River. Freshwater.

Big Lagoon State Park Boat Ramp- 12301 Gulf Beach Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32507 along Big Lagoon.  $4 launch fee.

Bill Dixon Park and Boat Ramp- 3148 Fenceline Rd., Pensacola, FL 32507 along Bayou Grande.

 City of Pensacola 17th Street Public Boat Ramp- 1401 E. Gregory Street, Pensacola, FL 32502 along Pensacola Bay. Better known as the Graffiti Bridge parking lot! Small parking lot with 10 spaces and 1 porta potty. Fills up fast on the weekends.

Coronado Boulevard Public Boat Ramp- Located off Coronada Blvd. off Innerarity Point Rd., Pensacola, FL 32507.

Galvez Landing Public Boat Ramp- Located off Galvez Rd., Pensacola, FL 32507 along Perdido Bay with over 46 parking spots.

Millview/ Heron Bayou Public Boat Ramp- Lillian Hwy & Dog Track Rd., Pensacola, FL 32506 along Perdido Bay. Only 4 parking spots!

Navy Point Boat Ramp- SW Pensacola @ W. Sunset Ave and Greve Rd., Pensacola, FL 32507. Larger boat ramp with over 56 parking spots located along Bayou Grande and Pensacola Bay.

Park West Canoe & Kayak Launch / SRIA - Fort Pickens- Fort Pickens Rd., Pensacola Beach, FL 32561. Over 200 parking spots for a canoe/kayak launch. You can not launch your boat from here!

 Pensacola Shipyard Marine Complex- 700 South Myrick St., Pensacola, FL 32505. Located along Bayou Chico and Pensacola Bay. $5 fee for parking.

Quietwater Beach Wayside Boat Ramp- Pensacola Beach Overpass Ramp- small parking lot to accommodate a few vehicles.

Sanders Beach Recreation Complex- 913 S. I. St., Pensacola, FL 32501. Accommodates 14 vehicles with trailers.

Smiths Fish Camp Pay Ramp- 3509 Smiths Fish Camp, Pensacola, FL 32514 located along Escamiba Bay and Escambia River with over 80 parking spots for a $4 fee.

Swamphouse Marina and Boat Ramp- 10421North Davis Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32514. Open 6 to 8pm, this commercially owned boat launch cost $5 and offers over 50 parking spots.

For more information on boating and/or a comprehensive listing of boat ramps in the Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties, please visit the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation website or call  (850) 488-4676
Boat at Miami Boat Show- Call
Justin Williams your Pensacola Boating Expert.
And, if you are interested in buying a boat, let me recommend Justin Williams a boat broker here in the Pensacola area- call him at (850) 291-0400 or contact him here

Until next time,
Nicole St. Aubin, Broker associate
Realty Masters of FL
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