Pensacola Beach is owned by Escambia County, Florida, and is under the direction of the Santa Rosa Island Authority.

Public county beaches, including the sound side, Gulf side, Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key, will open 30 minutes before sunrise and close 30 minutes after sunset, daily. Beach goers should adhere to CDC social distancing measures by keeping a six-foot distance between others who are not in their immediate household. Beach goers are still asked to limit groups to 10 people or fewer and to adhere to CDC social distancing measures by keeping a 6-foot distance between others who are not in their immediate household. May 2nd, 2020 7:06 am, Rasheed Jackson on

Escambia County Commissioners voted Thursday to fully reopen public county beaches and remove a clause limiting hours on all beaches, except those in Perdido Key. Tolls to the beach are now all electronic, no cash.

Once the pier is at full capacity, new anglers will be admitted as spots become available with anglers leaving.

Groups are limited to 10 people or fewer. There is absolutely NO GLASS allowed on any of the beaches. j in perdido on April 29th, 2020 11:05 am, 2 cents on May 4th, 2020 3:17 am, Lindsay Johnson on

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Pensacola Gulfside pier will reopen Saturday, May 2 for fishermen only – no pedestrians.

April 29th, 2020 8:32 am. Motorists can use either SunPass®, another interoperable transponder or be billed utilizing the TOLL-BY-PLATE system.

The pier will be accepting anglers only. Dog parks have already been reopened and permitted in designated areas. The SRIA was created by the Florida legislature in 1947 under Chapter 24500. Other Escambia County parks, including public access points on Perdido Key remain closed from sunset to sunrise.

Beaches in the Gulf Islands National Seashore are not open. All Rights Reserved. April 29th, 2020 10:45 am, Rickster on

May 1st, 2020 12:29 pm, Rob Carleen on The toll on the Bob Sikes Bridge to Pensacola Beach is all-electronic. April 29th, 2020 10:19 am, Rasheed Jackson on Hand-washing stations will be provided.

Dog parks will be reopened and permitted in designated areas. Except for Perdido Key, the beaches will no longer be open only 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset.

April 29th, 2020 8:55 pm, Chelsea on

Pensacola Beach is a gorgeous area located on Santa Rosa Island, a Barrier Island, in Escambia County, Florida. Hand-washing stations will be provided.

. More:Photos: Pensacola, Navarre beaches open on big first day, More:Locals may outnumber tourists at Pensacola, Navarre beaches this Memorial Day weekend, "I want to reiterate that the three public accesses on Perdido Key are closed at sunset; they’re sunup to sundown," Commissioner Underhill said.

No pedestrians at this time.

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May 1st, 2020 8:15 am.

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April 29th, 2020 4:34 pm, John Reading on Photos: Pensacola, Navarre beaches open on big first day, Locals may outnumber tourists at Pensacola, Navarre beaches this Memorial Day weekend, Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. Beach bathroom facilities remain closed and portable toilets are in place.