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
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: April 28th: Englewood Earth Day Festival, see flyer below. May 5th: Gasparilla Island Lighthouse Climb, RSVP here. May 5th: Bountiful Butterflies, RSVP here. May 11th: Calusa Cast Netting, RSVP here. May 18th: Sea Turtles Everywhere, RSVP here. May 26th: Gasparilla Island Lighthouse Climb, RSVP here. See all programs, events and lighthouse climbs here.
Be sure to watch Island TV Boca Grande to see beautiful highlights of the Green Gala!
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Our special thanks to Florida Lighthouse Association for supporting our lighthouses!