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:   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!

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 2019 VIP Sponsor, Michael Saunders & Company!
 

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