Escambia County Offers Free Sand For Storm Prep

September 13, 2020

Escambia County is offering sand for residents living in flood-prone areas. The sand is available on a first come, first served basis at the following locations:

  • Baars Field Athletic Park – 13001 Sorrento Road, Pensacola
  • Brent Athletic Park – 4711 N. W St., Pensacola
  • Don Sutton Park – 2320 Crabtree Church Road, Molino
  • Equestrian Center – 7750 Mobile Highway, Pensacola
  • Escambia County Road Department – 601 Highway 297-A, Pensacola
  • Ferry Pass Middle School -available on northwest corner of school property on Parazine Street
  • John R. Jones Jr. Athletic Park – 555 E. Nine Mile Road, Pensacola
  • Travis M. Nelson Park -  4541 Highway 4, Bratt

Residents must bring their own sandbags and shovels.

Pictured: Sand at Travis M. Nelson Park in Bratt. photos, click to enlarge.


3 Responses to “Escambia County Offers Free Sand For Storm Prep”

  1. Debra Turi on September 15th, 2020 12:43 am

    Where to get bags?

  2. Karen on September 14th, 2020 9:59 am

    Steve – I’ve always bought them at Lowes. If you enter the store near the lumber area, they usually have them on a pallet nearby.

  3. Steve on September 13th, 2020 3:47 pm

    Where can you get sandbags? Not seeing on box store websites.

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