Welcome to the Pensacola Beach Footprints In The Sand Eco Trail!

Pensacola Beach has long been a favorite spot for vacationers who are drawn to its sugar-white beaches and clear emerald waters. Look a little deeper and you’ll discover that it is also home to a fragile and diverse eco-system with abundant wildlife and plant life.

This website — along with informative, educational signs posted across the island — encourages visitors to explore this beautiful barrier island and learn more about its creatures and features. So, dive in and discover the many natural wonders of Pensacola Beach.


Mammals Nav


Black Skimmer Nest


Fish Nav


Brown Anole


Invertebrates Nav



Coastal Barrier Island

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Pensacola Beach Footprints in the Sand Eco Trail Interactive Map.

Click the interactive map below to explore the locations along the trail.

Eco-Trail Map