The Gulf of Mexico and Pensacola Bay are wild and natural areas that are home to many wild animals, some of which may be harmful.
- Never swim alone.
- Watch for jellyfish. If stung, do not rub the sting. If an allergic reaction develops or you have difficulty breathing, call 911.
- Do not panic if you get caught in a rip current. Go with the flow.
- Watch for sudden storms.
- Use caution when exploring forts and batteries.
- The sun is intense! Drink water and wear protective clothing. Apply oxybenzone-free sunscreen, SPF 50.