Barrier Island Parks Society’s mission is:  INSPIRE • EDUCATE • PRESERVE

BIPS is a 501(c)3 non-profit Citizen Support Organization, CSO. Our mission is to inspire the exploration and preservation of our natural and historic resources. Click here to become a member. Click here for more ways to give. 

Our affiliated state parks include:  Cayo Costa • Don Pedro • Gasparilla • Stump Pass

Port Boca Grande Lighthouse and Museum Hours here and Directions here

Gasparilla Island Lighthouse Climb Reservations here

BIPS office hours and location: 10 am to 3 pm Mon. – Fri. at Amory Memorial Chapel, Gasparilla Island State Park. 

WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW:  May 18th: Sea Turtles Everywhere, RSVP here. May 26th: Gasparilla Island Lighthouse Climb, RSVP here. June 15th: Gasparilla Island Lighthouse Climb, RSVP here. June 15th: Calusa Cast Netting, RSVP hereJune 26th: Gasparilla Island Lighthouse Climb, RSVP here. June 30th: Gasparilla Island Lighthouse Climb, RSVP here. July 1st: Gasparilla Island Lighthouse Climb, RSVP here.   See all programs, events and lighthouse climbs here

HELP KEEP THE LIGHT SHINING   EVENTS, PROGRAMS, & TOURS   VISIT OUR LOVELY PARKS
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                                                          Our special thanks to Florida Lighthouse Association for supporting our lighthouses! 

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                                                                  Our special thanks to Michael Saunders & Company, our 2019 VIP Sponsor!
 

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(941) 964.0060
P.O. Box 637 Boca Grande, FL 33921