Hermit Crab
Big Lagoon State Park's Boardwalk Campground
Big Lagoon State Park's Butterfly
Big Lagoon State Park's Governor’s Pavilion
Big Lagoon State Park's View from Tower
Big Lagoon State Park's Long Pond
Hermit Crab at Big Lagoon
An underwater photo of a hermit crab in a white shell crawling in the sand.
Wooden boardwalk passing over a pond with cattails and ending under pine trees.
A brightly colored Monarch Butterfly feeding from a yellow wildflower.
A view of the Park’s Governor’s Pavilion nestled amongst pine trees and shrubs.
A Red-Bellied Woodpecker perched on the side of a pine tree.
East Beach Picnic Area as seen from the observation tower, marshes, boardwalks, and vegetation.
A View of a pavilion, canoes, and boardwalk at Long Pond surrounded by pine trees and shrubs.
An underwater photo of a Hermit Crab in a white shell crawling on the sand.

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Big Lagoon State Park

Welcome to Big Lagoon State Park

Sitting on the northern shoreline of its namesake, Big Lagoon State Park's 655 upland acres separate the mainland from Perdido Key and the Gulf of Mexico. Natural communities, ranging from saltwater marshes to pine flatwoods, attract a wide variety of birds, especially during the spring and fall migrations, while the beaches, shallow bays, nature trails and open woodlands offer splendid opportunities for nature study. The park also beckons visitors to camp, swim, fish, boat, canoe and hike. Crabbing in the shallow waters of Big Lagoon is a popular activity as well.

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